Edison struggles to live up to promises in Philly schools

09/17/2002 | Washington Post, The

Edison's takeover of 20 poorly performing schools in Philadelphia has gotten off to a shaky start, with promises of new computers, ample textbooks, well-behaved students and extra classes not materializing. As Edison struggles to earn a profit and prove it can improve student test scores, all eyes are on the Philadelphia project, the company's largest.

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