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Assessing and Improving Special Education: A Program Review Tool for Schools and Districts Engaged in Rapid School Improvement ToolkitsWestEd01 Jan, 2018 The tool was developed through the use of Leading by Convening, a stakeholder-engagement strategy from the IDEA Partnership at the National Association of State Directors of Special… Read more
Shining a Spotlight on Promising Practices for Students with Disabilities in the Charter Sector ReportsNational Center for Special Education in Charter Schools01 Jan, 2018 The National Center for Special Education in Charter Schools identified four charter schools from across the country as “Centers of Excellence” to showcase and share examples of charter… Read more
August 2017 Newsletter Newsletters17 Aug, 2017 Case Study on Valor Collegiate Academies The National Charter School Resource Center (NCSRC) produced a case study on Valor Collegiate Academies, an intentionally diverse charter management… Read more
Assessing and Improving Special Education: A Program Review Tool for Schools and Districts Engaged in Rapid School Improvement Reports22 Jun, 2017 Anecdotal reports from those who have worked extensively in efforts to turn around persistently low-performing schools, and at least one state study of such schools,* suggest that our… Read more
May 2017 Newsletter: English Learners and Students with Disabilities Resources Newsletters25 May, 2017 Comprehensive Resources to Support English Learners and Students With Disabilities Charter school leaders always need support to address the unique needs of their students. To that end, the… Read more
Students with Disabilities Resources Reports30 Jan, 2017 As public schools, charter schools have an obligation to serve students with disabilities (SWD); as self-governing, mission-oriented, and nimble schools, charter schools have a… Read more
Ensuring Discipline Contributes to a School Culture that Serves All Students - Including Students with Disabilities Event14 Oct, 2016 This presentation comes from a session presented at the Discipline Convening on Expanding Positive School Climates in the Charter School Sector. Fostering positive school climates and… Read more
Meeting the Needs of Every Student Through Inclusion: A Qualitative Study of Ten California Charter Schools ReportsCalifornia Charter Schools Association01 Oct, 2016 This report highlights best practices and progress in special education in charter schools across California. Its research design and shows some very compelling evidence around charter… Read more
Meeting the Needs of Every Student Through Inclusion: A Qualitative Study of Ten California Charter Schools ReportsCalifornia Charter Schools Association01 Oct, 2016 CCSA’s report, “Meeting the Needs of Every Student Through Inclusion,” is a qualitative study of 10 of the highest-performing CA charter schools that offers new insights into the best ways… Read more
Status and Trends in the Education of Racial and Ethnic Groups 2016 ReportsInstitute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics01 Aug, 2016 Status and Trends in the Education of Racial and Ethnic Groups examines the educational progress and challenges students face in the United States by race/ethnicity. This report shows that… Read more