Greater Educational Opportunities Foundation

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The Greater Educational Opportunities Foundation (GEOF) describes itself as a "a non-profit 501(c)3 research and educational institution" that furthers "the national cause for market-based education reforms by perfecting its work at the local level in Indiana and Colorado." [1]

According to the Department of Education's Office of Inspector General report on Department PR expenditures in fiscal years 2002 through 2004, GEOF received $745,000 in 2003 - 2004, to "fund parent outreach programs centered on implementation of NCLB (the No Child Left Behind Act), school choice, and supplemental services." [2]

Funding

According to Media Transparency, GEOF has received funding from: [3]

Personnel

According to their website: [4]

Contact Information

Kevin Teasley
Founder / President of the GEO Foundation & CEO, 21st Century Charter School
302 South Meridian Street
Suite 201
Indianapolis, IN 46225
(317) 524-3770 - Main
(317) 524-3773 - Fax
Website: http://www.geofoundation.org

SourceWatch Resources

External links

  • Department of Education Office of Inspector General, "Review of Department Identified Contracts and Grants for Public Relations Services" (ED-OIG / I13F0012), issued September 1, 2005; available in MS Word (432K) and PDF (214K) formats.
  • Greg Toppo, "Report: Education Dept. funds need monitoring," USA Today, September 3, 2005.