Behind the Headline: Whittle Starts A City School

By Education Next 01/31/2011

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Whittle Starts A City School
The Wall Street Journal | 01/31/11

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For-Profit and Nonprofit Management in Philadelphia Schools
Education Next | Spring 2009

Edison Schools co-founder Chris Whittle has announced that he will open a for-profit, elite private school in New York City in September 2012. A study by Matt Chingos and Paul Peterson that was published in Ed Next in 2009 looked at what happened when for-profit firms, including Edison Schools, were given control of some public schools in Philadelphia.

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