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Newpoint Charter Schools: ‘A boondoggle for wealthy people to continue to be wealthy’

Yesterday, an Escambia County Grand Jury indicted Newpoint Education Partners, LLC; School Warehouse, Inc.; Red Ignition, LLC; and Epiphany Management, LLC for grand theft, money…

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Grand jury issues indictments for Newpoint Education Partners and vendors

An Escambia County Grand Jury has indicted Newpoint Education Partners, LLC; School Warehouse, Inc.; Red Ignition, LLC; and Epiphany Management, LLC for grand theft, money…

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Broward School District could owe $1.8 million for closed charter schools

The Sun-Sentinel reports that the Broward County School District may have to reimburse the state $1.8 million for two closed charter schools that failed to…

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NC board approves schools after they cut ties with Newpoint

Last Friday, July 17, the North Carolina Charter Schools Advisory Board approved two new charter schools to open in 2016. The schools, Pine Springs Preparatory…

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Podcast: Bergosh pre-files for County Commission District 1 seat

School Board member Jeff Bergosh has pre-filed to run for Escambia County Commission District 1 seat. Incumbent Wilson Robertson has already announced that he will…

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Lovett and other Bay County staff part ways with Newpoint

WJHG TV reports that Carla Lovett, vice president of Curriculum for Newpoint Education Partners and Cambridge Education Group, has severed her ties with NEP for…

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State may require charter school operators to give more history

The Florida Board of Education will consider on Wednesday an amendment to charter school applications that would require operators to disclose their history with other…

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Newpoint Education has attendance problems in Ohio, too

When School Superintendent Malcolm Thomas recommended that Escambia County School Board terminate the contracts for Newpoint Pensacola High and Newpoint Academy, his staff pointed out…

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NC schools cut ties to Newpoint Education Partners

Two North Carolina charter schools seeking approval to open in 2016 have dropped Newpoint Education Partners (NEP) as their management company. Pine Springs Preparatory Academy…

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