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Charters, Privatization Of Education & The Imam Fethullah Gulen Schools In The US
by Labor Video Project
Sunday May 13th, 2012 8:14 PM
An Turkish Islamic nationalist religious Imam Fethullah Gulen runs the largest chain of charter schools in the US and gets over $150 million in public funds. Sharon Higgins an Oakland researcher and blogger discusses how she discovered this group and how they operate in the US.
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Charters, Privatization Of Education; The Gulen Schools In The US: Sharon Higgins Speaks Out
The largest charter school chain within the public school system in the United States is run
by a secretive Islamic Imam called Fethullah Gulen. His charter school chain is getting tens
of millions of dollars from the public for their schools and there are a growing number of examples
of systemic corruption and siphoning off public funds into their financial empire.
Sharon Higgins is a researcher and blogger from Oakland, California who became concerned
about the growing use of charters to privatize education and began to expose them in her
blog Http://chartershcoolscandals.blogspot.com.
She discusses her investigation of the Gulen schools, how they operate and the
threat they are to public education in the United States.
Here sites are at
Http://chartershcoolscandals.blogspot.com
http://perimeterprimate.blogspot.com
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§Gulen Harmony School
by Labor Video Project Sunday May 13th, 2012 8:14 PM
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Gulen runs the Harmony school chain which propagates the views of this religious cult leader.
by ohohmrbill
Monday May 14th, 2012 9:58 AM
Some of these Gulenists receive a paycheck from the schools 40 to 50 k a year for not working, but attending college instead. That's right some are on the payroll and never set foot in the office. They go to university and you are paying for his Masters Degree or Phd. America is generous is it not?