EdisonLearning may lose contract to operate 2 Baltimore schools

March 23, 2009
District CEO wants to end for-profit company's management of Gilmor and Templeton elementaries

As for-profit EdisonLearning's contract to operate three Baltimore elementary schools nears an end, city schools chief Andrés Alonso is asking the school board to sever ties with the company at Gilmor and Furman L. Templeton elementaries. Alonso recommends renegotiating a contract for Montibello Elementary, but he wants to pay Edison the same amount per pupil as the city's charter schools receive, not more than everyone else. The schools were put under the auspices of Edison nearly nine years ago.

Read The Baltimore Sun article.

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