Magnolia Science Academy is without a doubt a Gulen Managed charter school

The Gulen Movement is fantastic at advertising, PR, and bestwowing fake honors on their students, politicians, local media and academia. The Parents4Magnolia blog is NOT American parents it is members of the Gulen Movement in damage control mode. Magnolia Science Academy, Pacific Technology School and Bay Area Technology is the name of their California schools. They are under several Gulen NGOs: Pacifica Institute, Willow Education, Magnolia Educaiton Foundation, Accord Institute, Bay Area Cultural Connection. Hizmet aka Gulen Movement will shamelessly act like satisifed American parents or students. They will lie, cajole, manipulate, bribe, blackmail, threaten, intimidate to get their way which is to expand the Gulen charter schools. If this doesn't work they play victim and cry "islamophobia". Beware of the Gulen propagandists and Gulen owned media outlets. DISCLAIMER: if you find some videos are disabled this is the work of the Gulen censorship which has filed fake copyright infringement complaints to Utube

Sunday, July 7, 2013

Americans fighting Gulen Education Jihad, 7/13 Protest in front of Gulen Bay Area Technology School

Message to Gulen Movement
"Hands off our schools, America fights back and will win"
the east coast and west coast protest will be attended by Turkish, Kurdish Amiericans as well as American Teachers concerned for the future of US Education under the clutches of the Gulen Movement.

Stop The Gulen Movement
Protest and Press Conference
Saturday July 13, 2013 11:00 AM
Picket of
Bay Area Technology School In Oakland
8251 Fontaine St. Oakland

In Conjunction with picket of Fethullah Gulen's Compound In Pennsylvania

Called By United Public Workers For Action

National Protests Against Gulen Movement in US Schools

The Facebook page for the event (with mostly Turkish text) is

Five hundred people are expected to picket Fetullah 7/13 Picket Of Oakland Gulen School-Stop The Theft Of Our Public Schools And Privatization-National Action Against Fethullah Gulen Movement
Gulen's estate in Pennsylvania.

Mary Addi, the outspoken former Gulen charter school teacher who was interviewed in the 60 Minutes segment is planning to attend, as is former FBI translator and whistleblower Sibel Edmonds who has written a lot about Gulen's shenanigans will also be attending the picket.


Lately, though, the Gulen schools in the US have been coming under increased media scrutiny, facing questions not so much about the quality of education they offer, but rather about violations of financial, legal and ethical standards. One of the first major pieces to take a hard look at how the Gulen charter schools operate came in March of last year in the Philadelphia Inquirer, which claimedthat federal authorities were investigating several of the movement's schools for violating immigration laws and for forcing employees to send part of their paycheck back to Turkey.

In an article from a year ago, the New York Times took a look at several Gulen-affiliated charter schools in Texas, also suggesting that the schools are using taxpayer money to benefit the movement (known as "Hizmet" in Turkish) and businesses and vendors affiliated with it. Perhaps as a sign that the Gulen has truly hit the big time, last month 60 Minutes ran a piece looking at the movement's US charter schools, also raising questions about funny business going on in some of them (such as bringing over teachers from Turkey to teach English).

Gulen school administrators (who frequently deny their schools have any connection to the movement) have defended their institutions by pointing out to to what they say is a track record of academic excellence. Other defenders say the criticism of the schools is fueled by a wider anti-Islam bias in the US.

Teaching as CIA Cover–Gülen Charter Schools, Dan Burton, and State Secrets
By: Doug Martin Saturday May 5, 2012 5:07 pm–gulen-charter-schools-dan-burton-and-state-secrets-2/

The following continues Doug Martin’s look into the Gülen charter school movement, which began withIslam and the Free Market of Privatized Education: “Friending” the Gülen Charter Schools. It first appeared at Common Errant.

Besides noting U.S. charter school connections to the Fethullah Gülen Movement during her testimony in the Schmidt v. Krikorian case in Ohio on August 8, 2009,* former FBI language specialist-turned whistleblower Sibel Edmonds—an Iranian raised in Turkey before becoming a U.S. citizen—alleges a 1990s U.S./ Gülen al-Qaeda operation in Central Asian and a bribery scheme involving Indiana’s own U.S. House member Dan Burton.

Edmonds testified in candidate David Krikorian’s defense case before the Ohio Election Commission when Rep. Jean Schmidt, an Ohio Republican, filed charges against him for claiming, during a 2008 campaign bid, that she accepted money illegally from people with Turkey interests.

Edmonds’ deposition held many bombshells, since she had been translating wiretap conversations between those associated with the Turkish lobby.

It seems Gülen and the U.S. State Department, from 1997 to 2001, had been training al-Qaeda in Central Asian, with the help of the Turkish military, Pakistani ISI, and Azerbaijan officials (96), Edmonds says in response to questions from Krikorian’s attorney, Dan Marino. In a subsequent interview with retired CIA-counter-terrorism specialist Phil Giraldi (who believes her story), Edmonds details Gülen /U.S training missions and Turkish drug-smuggling into Chicago and Paterson, New Jersey, two hot-beds of the Gülen Movement, each containing Fethullah’s followers’ charter schools:

Americans "say no" to Gulen brand of Education



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