Charter school profiteer linked to Turkish coup attempt

The man allegedly behind Turkey’s failed coup is an Islamic scholar who’s also been accused of ties to Texas’ largest charter school network, and runs charters in California and in over 150 locations throughout the U.S. Many of these institutions are facing allegations of discrimination, self-dealing and misspending. Turkish officials claim Fethullah Gulen operates schools throughout the globe while spiriting away dollars from the charters through multiple loopholes and their inherent lack of regulations.

Read the Dallas Morning News story here.