The Answer Sheet: Gulen Movement

Posted at 01:46 PM ET, 01/23/2013

Proposed Loudoun charter denied application extension

An effort by a group of Turkish immigrants to get more time to develop their application to open a charter school in Loudoun County -- which would be the first there and possibly in Northern Virginia -- was rejected. That means that the board will decide on the controversial application in late February.

By Valerie Strauss  |  01:46 PM ET, 01/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Big Concerns Cited, Charter Schools, Gulen Movement

Posted at 12:25 PM ET, 01/08/2013

Va. legislator withdraws support from controversial Loudoun charter school proposal

A Virginia state senator has withdrawn support from a proposed charter school which would be the first in Loudoun and possibly in northern Virginia if allowed to open because of public "misgivings" and other concerns.

By Valerie Strauss  |  12:25 PM ET, 01/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Charter Schools, Concerns About Applicants, Gulen Movement