Hard Lessons At For Profit Schools

First, go only where invited, and then don't overpromise

After four stormy years, the rancorous end was almost predictable. With city police shielding them from angry parents in a packed grade-school auditorium, Baltimore's Board of School Commissioners decided on Nov. 30 to cancel the remaining year of a contract for Education Alternatives Inc. to manage or administer 12 of the city's schools.

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