Senator Calls For Answers On Afghanistan’s “Ghost Schools”
Following a BuzzFeed News investigation, Sen. Bob Casey asks pointed questions about the $1 billion America has spent on education programs in Afghanistan.
Ghost Students, Ghost Teachers, Ghost Schools
The United States trumpets education as one of its shining successes of the war in Afghanistan. But a BuzzFeed News investigation reveals U.S. claims were often outright lies, as the government peddled numbers it knew to be false and touted schools that have never seen a single student.