Almost all students come from poor families who cannot afford any other education in a country


"Almost all students come from poor families who cannot afford any other education in a country that spends about 90 percent of its budget on debt service and the military and almost nothing on public schools."

Source: Rick Bragg, "Shaping Young Islamic Hearts and Hatreds," The New York Times, Sunday, October 14, 2001, A1, B10.

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