Head Of Her Class: A Look at Malala’s School Work

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Malala Yousafzai’s teachers praise her as a top student and she regularly got such high marks that her father sometimes withdrew her from academic competitions so that other students would have a chance.

The following images are examples of her physics, math and English schoolwork. They were  provided by the Khushal School, an institution where most classes are taught in English.

In an essay on teachers for her English composition class dated Sept. 3, 2012, a month before she was shot by Taliban militants because of her activism on behalf of education rights for girls, she wrote, “No scientist has produced a more powerful weapon … A teacher is the power of the nation.”

A ninth-grader this year, Malala is continuing her studies while she recuperates. Doctors say that if she does return to her home in Pakistan, she should be able to take her end-of-academic-year exams with no difficulties.

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