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Breaking News: Federal Judge Appoints Receiver for Mosaica Charter Chain

This just in from Atlanta.

Federal Judge Timothy C. Batten, Sr., has appointed a special receiver to operate the “business” of Mosaica, which, according to the complaint and motion filed by its creditor, Tatonka Capital, has $20 million in unpaid debt and $10 million in operating losses in the last year. 80 more words

Corporate Reformers

Pay to Prey: Governors Facilitate the Predatory Outsourcing of America's Public Services

Pay to Prey: Governors Facilitate the Predatory Outsourcing of America’s Public Services
Source: Center for Media and Democracy

Maggots, drug smuggling, sex with inmates. As if the news were not already bad enough, shocking new allegations of a murder-for-hire plot are emerging from Michigan as the media digs deeper into that state’s failed outsourcing of prison services.

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Business And Economics

KIPP Plans to Double Its Schools in Los Angeles

The Los Angeles Times reports that KIPP plans to double its enrollment in Los Angeles over the next six years.

KIPP has received many millions in gifts from the U.S. 69 more words

Charter Schools

Annenberg Institute Proposes New Rules for Charter Schools

Warren Simmons, president of the Annenberg Institute, here releases a set of rules for the operation of charter schools intended to make them transparent and accountable. 490 more words

Charter Schools

Indianapolis: Corporate Reform $$ Pours in to Gain Control of School Board

Three incumbents on the Indianapolis school board have collectively raised about $6,000.

Their opponents have raised over $100,000 from corporate reformers who want to bring more charters to the district. 98 more words

Corporate Reformers

Hey, You Can't Sell That!

Privatisation (or privatization, for my North American friends) – it’s one of my pet hates.

You cannot sell that which does not belong to you… 448 more words

Politics