Profiles of For-Profit Education Management Organizations: 2004-2005

Institution: Arizona State University

Source: Education Policy Studies Laboratory

This annual report, in its seventh edition, found that Education Management Organizations (EMOs) tend to focus on managing charter primary schools and on enrolling relatively large numbers of students in those schools. Fifty-nine EMOs operate in 24 states and the District of Columbia, enrolling some 239,766 students. The report is the most comprehensive resource on the for-profit education management industry.