Berkeley Unified closes its only charter school

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Jun 14, 12:00 AM

Berkeley Unified closes its only charter school

During an intense School Board meeting Wednesday, officials came out strongly — and surprisingly — against a merger between REALM Charter School and the online charter chain Compass. Then, after just nine minutes of discussion, they revoked REALM’s charter in a 3-1 vote, saying a once-promising school serving vulnerable students had turned into a financial disaster.

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