The New York State Board of Regents this week approved the application for the Utica Academy of Science Charter School, making it the fourth Gulen Movement-affiliated charter school in the state, the Huffington Post reports. The controversial network of charters — the largest in the country — is run by followers of Fethullah Gulen, a prominent Turkish preacher who has inspired a worldwide religious, social and nationalistic movement. The Observer-Dispatch reports that the new charter school is slated to open next fall and will serve 176 sixth through ninth graders. Student enrollment...

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