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Tampa Bay Times reporter discusses Newpoint Education Partners

Colleen Wright has been investigating Newpoint Education Partners’ charter schools for months. The Pinellas County School Board voted unanimously Tuesday send 90-day termination notices to…

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Pensacola Speaks: Lt. Governor Carlos Lopez Cantera, Tampa Bay Times reporter on Newpoint scandal

This week, the Pinellas County School Board voted unanimously Tuesday to send 90-day termination notices to four charter schools run by Newpoint Education Partners. Colleen…

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Pinellas County School Board votes unanimously to close NEP charter schools

The Pinellas County School Board today voted unanimously to terminate the charter contracts for three more schools run by Newpoint Education Partners. Tampa Bay Times…

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In Pinellas County, records show Newpoint followed similar pattern of cost inflation

The Tampa Bay Times reports that one of Newpoint Education Partners’ St. Petersburg charter schools paid $4,300 to equip a classroom with a teacher’s desk,…

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Podcast: Bergosh praises Newpoint whistleblower

On Tuesday, Escambia County School Board member Jeff Bergosh appeared on News Talk 1370 WCOA’s “Pensacola Speaks” to discuss the recent indictment of Newpoint Education…

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And there is more on the NEP labyrinth, a connection to Magnolia charter schools shut down in Broward County

The David Stiles mentioned in the prior post is also tied to two other charter school closings. Stiles was once listed as the head of…

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Registered agent for Newpoint Education Partners resigned, opens up window to the NEP labyrinth

Documents filed with the Florida Department of State show that Brian J. Fender of the law firm GrayRobinson resigned as the registered agent for Newpoint…

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Pinellas School District staff recommends closing three Newpoint charter schools

Pinellas County School Board discussed this morning a staff recommendation to shut down three charter schools managed by Newpoint Education Partners, the company that was…

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Untangling Newpoint Education Partners and its charter schools

Since the State Attorney’s Office announced that it had gotten indictments against Newpoint Education Partners and three of its vendors, former teachers, administrators and parents…

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