Corporations are eager to exploit the K12 market, but Wall Street doubts the investment: Total K-12. Inc. Executive Compensation skyrocketed 96% in 2013. This increase crowned an ever-upwards trend in the face of the corporation’s stock price, which meandered for 5 years, ending about where it began:
That, together with disappointing revenue growth, led to it’s stock price hitting a 52 week low in October of 2014.
During this period, K-12 was sued repeatedly by shareholders angry after being misled by the company about its academic performance, its teacher-student ratios and its enrollment declines.