Students attend an art lesson at Mama Ayser, a private school in Baghdad

 
Students attend an art lesson at Mama Ayser, a private school in Baghdad
Students attend an art lesson at Mama Ayser, a private school in Baghdad June 28, 2010. Once banned under Saddam Hussein, private schools have flourished in Iraq since the 2003 U.S.-led invasion as Iraqis become increasingly frustrated with their government's failure to provide basic services. Picture taken June 28, 2010. REUTERS/Mohammed Ameen (IRAQ - Tags: EDUCATION SOCIETY)