Education Patterns in the Context of an Emergency1

Nancy Hatch Dupree

Abstract


Education in Afghanistan is in crisis.
This discussion examines the context
that structures the Afghan crisis.
Amongst the vast plentitude of challenges
confronting Afghanistan today,
those in education are the most paradoxical.
On the one hand, one is told that
education forms the foundation upon
which all reconstruction rests. On the
other hand, education remains the most
severely underfunded sector in humanitarian
assistance to Afghanistan.

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