Palestinian Authority officials have recently been speaking out on the importance of improving an education system that now cultivates few analytical skills and relies more on students taking in raw data dispensed to them, writes Hussein Ibish, a senior fellow on the American Task Force on Palestine. Education in Palestine. He praises Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad, who recently spoke about the importance of defeating fanaticism through education, improving students' analytical and language skills and other reforms.

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