Families scramble after school loses charter

CHARLOTTE — Families are trying to figure out what’s next after Invest Collegiate Transform Public Charter School told parents the school will not reopen next school year.

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The head of the school and school board chair sent a letter on May 19 informing families the school will have to close in June because the state board of education and charter school advisory boards voted not to renew its charter.

“Now I have to find a whole other school that is K-12 for my daughter and my son because my son is going through high school,” parent Latisha Kirkland said. “I have to find a school for them. I don’t know what to do. I’m really stressed out about it.”

The head of the school told Channel 9 that Invest Collegiate Transform spent the last few years trying to fix financial challenges and help students academically.

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