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Private Companies’ Big Move Into K-12 Education

There is a lot to chew on in Reuters’ reporter Stephanie Simon’s look at private equity and venture capital investments in the education market. The story is the talker of the week among those who fear the worst when Wall Street gets involved with schools. We’ll highlight two passages from the story. First, investors are […]

Inside the School Testing “Business-Education Complex”

The Texas Observer‘s Abby Rapoport takes a look at publishing giant Pearson and the school testing business. Pearson designs and administers Florida’s Comprehensive Assessment Test as well as Texas’ standardized equivalent. Pearson drew criticism last year when the company missed its deadline for FCAT results despite a $254 million contract. The Texas Observer story also […]

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