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May 20, 2014 at 6:05 AM

On anniversary of Brown v. Board, encourage education worldwide

Thank you for the guest column by Robin Washington [“Brown v. Board of Education: was it worth it?” Opinion, May 17]. Interesting to see this excellent column on the 60th anniversary of the Brown v. Board of Education ruling from our U.S. Supreme Court. One of the many haunting quotes in the column: “The…

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Comments | More in Education | Topics: Bob Dickerson, Brown v. Board of Education, girls education

March 31, 2014 at 12:03 PM

Education in Afghanistan: Congress should do more to help children worldwide

Thank you for Lance Dickie’s excellent column about education in Afghanistan [“An educator’s optimism for Afghanistan,” Opinion, March 27]. I saw impressive figures from the BBC in the last month. It reports that there are currently 10.5 million kids in Afghan schools now, 42 percent of them girls. Where there were just 400 teachers…

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