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Virtual schools experiment gone awry with K12 Inc.


| Tags: Finance and Facilities, K12, Quality

The for-profit, publicly traded, virtual charter school operator, K12 Inc. (NYSE: LRN), is on probation for poor academic achievement and failure to meet state standards in Massachusetts in Massachusetts by the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education. Not only is academic performance a major issue, but the state Education Board is also reviewing affiliated companies […]

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You won’t believe how Imagine Charter Schools are cashing in on kids


In 2010, Policy Matters Ohio published a report on the practices of Imagine Inc., a for profit charter school network with schools in Ohio that was acting as a profit mill for the charter school corporate network by using insider deals, including on real estate its subsidiary owned to drain as much public money out […]

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Wall St thinks oversight is bad for K12 Inc.


Politico’s Morning Education has a revealing story about why K12 Inc. stock prices have cratered in recent months, dropping from almost $37 a share last September to $13.82 a share last Friday. Politico has a slew of reasons for K12 Inc.’s problems, but we wanted to add a few more important ones to their list. As we’ve been documenting there’s […]

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