August 2014 • Charter school profits grow for investors through real estate deals • Nearly $1 million from charters went to firms named in FBI probe • CPS scraps south side campus controversial charter school • Walter Palmer school denied $300K reimbursement fees • Parents look for answers after charter school closed by state • […]
Is a Florida company run by former White Hat Management employees carrying on the White Hat tradition of poor performance and incompetent school management? White Hat’s problems in Ohio are well documented. Former White Hat employees launched at least two other companies, Cambridge Education Group and Newpoint Education Partners. Newpoint is affiliated with at least two other companies, Midwest Education Partners LLC and Windsor Education LLC. It’s this last company that seems to be bungling school operations in Florida.
The Los Angeles Unified school district finally seemed to be holding charter school managers accountable. This June, the district notified Magnolia Educational and Research Foundation, a prominent California charter chain, that it could not renew the city’s contract with two of its Los Angeles locations because of the school’s financial improprieties. Even José Cole-Gutiérrez, director […]