Grants awarded through the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation are designed to help charters and traditional districts work through issues that have traditionally sparked friction between the two sectors.
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March 22, 2013
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Weld North buys Editure and JBHM Education Group with plans to form national consulting group for professional development and school improvement.
May 04, 2012
The governor's education overhaul plan could give Connecticut's schools commissioner power to appoint private operators to struggling public schools.
April 16, 2012
With large parts of federal School Improvement Grants going to private consultants that produce mixed results, officials are considering stricter reviews.