Norimitsu Onishi and Constant Méheut, writing for The New York Times, explain that public schools in France have for years assimilated immigrant children into French society by instilling the nation’s ideals. The beheading of Samuel Paty, a teacher, has raised doubts about the French approach. The incident has also placed strains between France and seeveral Muslim nations including Turkey, Kuwait and Qatar.

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