Two Livermore Charter Schools Closing This Month

On June 30, two charter schools in Livermore are shutting their doors while the group that owns them faces bankruptcy.

Tri-Valley Learning Corporation will shut down Livermore Valley Charter School and Livermore Valley Charter Preparatory high school after decreased enrollment forced them to file for bankruptcy in November.

Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District stepped in earlier this week with $100,000 for payroll expenses to keep the schools open until at least the end of the school year.

“We appreciate the District joining with us to put our children first under these extraordinary circumstances," said TVLC CEO Dr. Lynn Lysko. "This act is an important reminder of the shared responsibility our entire community has to the education and well-being of each student.”

The charter group was expecting $2.4 million from former TVLC CEO Bill Batchelor, but it fell through.

Read more at the East Bay Times.



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