The government’s response – to evacuate non-native tutors – has shuttered the area’s schools.
Nairobi should supply funds to hire local educators, while it works to restore security.
Jihadists have repeatedly attacked schools in north-eastern Kenya in the last eighteen months.
In response, the government has shuttered many schools and pulled most teachers out of a long-neglected region that is one of Al-Shabaab’s main recruiting centres outside Somalia.
Why does it matter?