MUSKEGON HEIGHTS, Mich. – The management agreement between the Muskegon Heights School Board and a charter public school operator has been made available, according to Michigan Radio.
Michigan Radio reports that the charter school operator, Mosaica Education Inc., will be monitored by quarterly reports on academic performance, and that the school board can retain an outside consultant to evaluate the charter school operators’ performance.
According to Michigan Radio, Mosaica will earn $8.75 million over the course of five years for the licensure of its curriculum and for managing the schools.
Michigan Radio also reports that the company plans to hire 66 teachers and three principals, and will strive for a student teacher ratio of 25 to one.
SOURCE: Michigan Radio, “Check out the details of Michigan’s first privatized public school system” July 17, 2012
FURTHER READING: Mackinac Center for Public Policy, “Michigan School Privatization Survey 2011” Dec. 7, 2011