Iraqi Schools NPR's Scott Simon reports on the state of Iraqi schools after the overthrow of Saddam Hussein's regime. Administrators and teachers are struggling to get Iraq's schools ready to re-open. They're cleaning up after the looters, and beginning to plan changes in the old curriculum, which was laced with Baath party ideology.
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NPR's Scott Simon reports on the state of Iraqi schools after the overthrow of Saddam Hussein's regime. Administrators and teachers are struggling to get Iraq's schools ready to re-open. They're cleaning up after the looters, and beginning to plan changes in the old curriculum, which was laced with Baath party ideology.