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Michigan has more for-profits running charter schools than any other state

A report says that Michigan leads the nation in the number of for-profit charter school companies overseeing campuses. says the report, issued by the National Education Policy Center at the University of Colorado, found that Michigan has 33 for-profit "education management organizations" operating one or more public schools, ahead of the 27 companies running schools in Arizona and 16 in Florida. Those 33 for-profit companies operate more than 200 schools in Michigan, according to the report.Mi

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