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Here is a list of top for-profit managers of charter schools, ranked by the number of charter schools they operate.

Company

Charter Schools

Students

Chancellor Beacon Academies Inc.
Coconut Grove, Fla.
76 18,500
Edison Schools Inc.
New York City
53 21,500
Mosaica Education Inc.
New York City
37 10,000
The Leona Group, LLC
East Lansing, Mich.
33 12,000
National Heritage Academies Inc.
Grand Rapids, Mich.
28 14,000
Charter Schools USA Inc.
Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
20 7,500
Charter School Administrative Services*
Southfield, Mich.
18 8,000
White Hat Ventures LLC
Akron, Ohio
16 6,000
Helicon Associates Inc.
Trenton, Mich.
9 3,500
Excel Education Centers Inc.
Prescott, Ariz.
7 700

*The company did not respond to requests for information, so the figures were derived from other sources and may be incomplete.

SOURCE: Education Policy Studies Laboratory, Arizona State University; companies and their Web sites

Vol. 21, Issue 37, Page 12

Published in Print: May 22, 2002, as Private Management
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