By Ernest Kimme
The Vacaville Unified School District found itself in hot water recently when it approved a new charter school.
The district currently has a several charter schools, but they are charters in name only. Both Fairmont Elementary School and Buckingham Charter Magnet High School are well integrated into the district. Their students flow seamlessly to and from other district schools.
The controversy? District lawyers reviewing the proposed Kairos Charter found seven pages of problems and so recommended denial of the charter.