Edison Schools
2.2 of 5 19 reviews
www.edisonlearning.com New York, NY 1000 to 5000 Employees

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Had great mission, now just profit driven

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
New York, NY

I worked at Edison Schools

Prosgreat collegial atmosphere
terrific mission of trying to help kids achieve/learn
get to work with kids/schools
opportunity to introduce solutions to k12 education

ConsHad a great mission but focus is now just on selling the company
Constant re-organizations of senior leadership and co. in general
basic benefits for medical, terrible 401k

Advice to Senior Managementstop making so many organizational/people changes. your IP is walking out the door

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Starts out sweet but ends on a sour note

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
New York, NY

I have been working at Edison Schools


Pros: Employees are offered oppotunities to volunteer their time at local schools once a year. Your involvement with students and teachers enriches your life and lends… Cons: You quickly realize that the company's value of the almighty dollar and pulling a profit are the primary driving forces behind their involvement in the… Advice to Senior Management: A leaner portfolio may be good for your bottom line but it forces your employees to stretch themselves dangerously thin. Higher salaries at the top… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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10% inspiration, 90% perspiration

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Denver, CO

I have been working at Edison Schools


Pros: Interesting opportunities within the field of education. Supportive colleagues. Cons: Thomas Edison once said, "Success is 10% inspiration, 90% perspiration."… Advice to Senior Management: The further an employee is from students, the easier it is to slip into a 9-5 mindset and succumb to office… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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