Friday, September 9, 2011

Gulen charter schools: Contextualizing the Gülen Movement

A variety of fears have been expressed regarding "Gülen" charter schools in Texas, from possible financial irregularities to indoctrination of children in Islam. However, neither official state inquiries nor academic studies have found any evidence to such effect. A look at the history of the movement can help us understand it as an attempt by Muslims to contribute positively to modern life while maintaining their beliefs and values.

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Please let me know what you think about Mr. Gulen and the schools labelled as Gulen charters.