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Turkish Crackdown Puts Spotlight on Education Sector

July 21,2016 23:09

In the tense aftermath of last weekend's failed coup, Turkey's higher-education chief called the nation's university leaders to the capital and demanded a list of traitors. One day later, 15,200 schoolteachers and administrators were suspended and ...



In the tense aftermath of last weekend’s failed coup, Turkey’s higher-education chief called the nation’s university leaders to the capital and demanded a list of traitors. One day later, 15,200 schoolteachers and administrators were suspended and placed under investigation. Another 21,000 teachers had their licenses revoked and 1,577 university department heads were removed from their jobs—all on suspicion of links to the man that...

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