Foreign Policy, Aug 27 2009“The Madrasa Myth”. 2009. Foreign Policy, Aug 27 2009.
On May 3, 2009 the New York Times published a lengthy description of Pakistan's education system. The article, like so many before it, rehearsed a well-known narrative in which government schools are failing while madrasas are multiplying, providing a modicum of education for Pakistan's poorest children.