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[ This message has been sent to you via the CASI-analysis mailing list ] [ Presenting plain-text part of multi-format email ] Note this statement from the article (URL included below) http://www.dailystar.com.lb/article.asp?categ_id=2 <http://www.dailystar.com.lb/article.asp?categ_id=2&article_id=1413> &article_id=1413 Iraqi education minister says schools to be fully reformed by 2007 Symposium highlights new curriculum to erase baathism (emphasis my own) The 14-page document blamed the former regime of negligence, hijacking funds to feed its military machine and of "politicizing" curriculums. … It also backed the creation of private schools in Iraq, urged families to ensure that girls are equally educated and called for the desegregation of schools "to break the moral barrier between the sexes." This is something to watch out for – the privatization of the education system in Iraq. _Rania Masri "Let's save pessimism for better times." written on a wall on a street in a South American city, and mentioned by Eduardo Galeano. -------------------------------------------------------- Rañia Masri Program Director Institute for Southern Studies http://www.southernstudies.org <http://www.southernstudies.org/> Tel: (919) 419.8311. x27 Fax: (919) 419.8315 2009 Chapel Hill Rd. Durham, North Carolina 27707 <http://community.webshots.com/user/raniamz> http://community.webshots.com/user/raniamz _______________________________________ Sent via the CASI-analysis mailing list To unsubscribe, visit http://lists.casi.org.uk/mailman/listinfo/casi-analysis All postings are archived on CASI's website at http://www.casi.org.uk