From the daily archives: Monday, July 7, 2014

In today’s Akron Beacon Journal, Doug Livingston managed to do what the state auditor, state superintendent of public instruction, member of State Board of Education of Ohio and the governor have not: Exposed hiring, financial and political irregularities at charter schools affiliated with Fethullah Gulen, a Turkish-born Islamic cleric.

Among the major findings:

Ohio taxpayers paid $914 million to Gulen-affiliated charter schools last year and scholl officials used much of the money to hire Turkish teachers and administrators with questionable credentials. The Gulen schools have expanded In Ohio, despite state audits dating back to 2002 that found thousands of public […]

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