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Schools in crisis in Turkey’s southeast

Violent unrest in Turkey’s mainly Kurdish southeast has disrupted schools and education.
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The renewed conflict in Turkey’s predominantly Kurdish southeast has wreaked havoc on the schooling system in the region. Many teachers from western Turkey, appointed to schools in the region after a long wait, have refused to go to their places of duty, while those who did are working in a state of edginess.

In mid-September, the government made 35,563 new appointments to 37,000 teaching vacancies, and 67% of them were to schools in the southeast.

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