Families for Excellent Schools, the nonprofit that contributed almost $20 million to the 2016 campaign to raise the cap on the number of charter schools allowed to operate in Massachusetts, plans to close in the wake of scandal.

Bryan Lawrence, the private-equity and hedge fund investor who chairs FES’s board, said in a statement that “the support necessary to keep the organization going is not there,” and that FES’s staff “are beginning the process of winding down our work.”

Last week, Jeremiah Kittredge, FES’s co-founder and CEO, was ousted by the organization’s board after allegations surfaced of “inappropriate behavior toward a non-employee.” Later, Politico reported that Kittredge had verbally harassed a woman at a conference.

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