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“It’s been our experience that the interest of their shareholders is the most critical deciding factor when decisions are being made,” Rick Nettesheim, principal of eAchieve. “They may say they have the best interests of students in mind, and I’m sure their teachers care about their students just as much as our teachers care about students, but the people making decisions do have to answer to shareholders, and I think that’s a conflict of interests.”

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