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Pro-Charter School Group That Backed 'Yes On 2' Campaign Shutting Down

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Families for Excellent Schools is planning to close its doors. The pro-charter school organization played an instrumental role in supporting the 2016 ballot question campaign to raise the charter school cap in Massachusetts, donating nearly $20 million to the cause.

The announcement that it will close follows the ousting of CEO and co-founder Jeremiah Kittredge for allegations of inappropriate behavior.

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Max Larkin, reporter for WBUR's Edify. He tweets @jmlarkin.

This segment aired on February 6, 2018.

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