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Parents, Students Worried About Turkey's Education System

Parents and students in Turkey have taken to the streets to show their alarm over the state of education in the country, and the direction the government has taken to reform it.   Generally, education has been viewed as a political football in the past decade under Turkey's Islamist-rooted government. Observers say much of the problem lies in the legacy of military rule during the 1980s.  Under the generals, thousands of teachers considered either having left-leaning or...

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