AND YOU THINK OUR SCHOOLS ARE BAD?….Saudi Arabia is apparently planning some educational reforms:

Education Minister Dr. Muhammad Al-Rasheed has said that the Saudi school syllabus has ?several defects? and his ministry is making every effort to address and eliminate them.

Hopefully the “defects” he’s planning to address include stuff like this:

Following a lesson on the monotheistic faiths, Saudi Arabian schoolchildren are asked to discuss ?With what types of weapons should Muslims arm themselves against the Jews?? That question is part of an official textbook for 8th grade students which also emphasizes that ?Jews and Christians were cursed by Allah and turned into apes and pigs,? and that ?The hour [the Day of Judgment] will not come until the Muslims fight the Jews and kill them.?

You know, separation of church and state is probably a pretty good idea, no?