March 7, 2016 – March 14, 2016

Industry Related Reports

National News

Local News




New York



  • Charter-School Rescue Plan Heads to Governor’s Desk
    “In an effort to satisfy the state Supreme Court’s objections to charter schools, a revision of the 2012 voter-approved charter-school law adds oversight, taps lottery funds and says the privately run schools won’t be eligible to receive dollars from local school levies….”

World News

  • Homes for Students Bags 25-Property Facility Management Deal
    “The portfolio of properties is owned by Singapore-headquartered Mapletree Investments, which recently acquired the assets from the Mansion Student Accommodation Fund. The 5,500-bed portfolio is located across 12 cities in the UK – Aberystwyth, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leicester, Lincoln, Liverpool, London, Manchester, Nottingham, Oxford and Sheffield. Five assets are in London….”
  • Two Cognita Schools Face Closure
    “Cognita, the UK’s largest private school group, is set to shut two of its schools….Cognita owns 68 schools in Europe, Latin America and South-East Asia, and has more than 30,000 pupils. It is co-owned by the private equity firms Bregal Capital and KKR….”