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Promoting Charters and School Choice: The Portfolio School Model Entices Philanthropists

09/01/2018

Summary

Major philanthropists are promoting charters and school choice through a different way to operate schools - The Portfolio School Model. The strategy potentially offers more ability to scale student success.

Top philanthropists (such as the Arnold Foundation and Hastings Foundation) are joining forces to embrace a new school governance model through a portfolio strategy. Recent investments are making this one of the biggest stakes in a new strategy in years. The model provides educators and school leaders more control while increasing parents role in determining where their children attend. It focuses on promoting charter schools and school choice. The unique component is that the Portfolio Model allows for the inclusion of public schools.

 

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The portfolio school model is starting to unfold in school districts throughout the states. Look for opportunities in this new market.

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