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Imagine Schools to Ohio: “See You in Court!”


When the Ohio Department of Education moved to close two imagine charters for “overall poor performance,” Imagine Schools responded like someone trying to get out of a speeding ticket: it’s suing the state for failing to close schools that perform even worse. As reported in the Akron Beacon Journal: The lawsuit alleges that the state […] Read More »

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K12 Inc. School Accused of Inflating Enrollment by Over 400 Students


This week in Ohio, The Columbus Dispatch reports that “Reps. Bill Hayes and Teresa Fedor, the House Education Committee’s top Republican and Democrat, […] forwarded an anonymous whistle-blower’s email” to David Yost, the state Auditor. The whistle-blower alleges that Ohio Virtual Academy, a K12 Inc. school, failed to remove more than 400 chronically truant students […] Read More »

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Jeb Bush’s cozy relationship with for-profit charter schools


In the New Yorker’s article, Testing Time, Alec MacGillis takes a close look at Jeb Bush’s business history and political relationships that influence his involvement with the charter school movement. During Bush’s eight years as governor, the population exponentially grew and developers began opening charter schools “less as a means to innovate than as a […] Read More »


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