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Syria parents spurn Kurd schools over university fears

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After carefully packing her schoolbag, seven-year-old Rasha scrambles into the van that shuttles her daily from her home in a Kurdish-held neighborhood of Syria’s Qamishli to school in the government-held enclave. Many parents in northeastern Syria, most of which is controlled by Kurdish authorities, are opting to enroll their children in overcrowded state-run schools despite the complex commute.