Special Education

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As public schools, charter schools have an obligation to serve…
Reports | 30 Jan, 2017

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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
Promising Practices: Intersection of Rapid Charter School Growth and Increased Accountability for Special Education Prompts Action: The Utah Strong Start Academy ReportsNational Center for Special Education in Charter Schools02 May, 2016 Two distinct forces recently converged in Utah that led to the Board of Education office creating a training and mentoring program for new special education administrators and teachers:… Read more
Case Study: Camino Nuevo's Kayne Siart Campus Case Study18 Mar, 2016 Grades Served: K-8th Number of Students: 492 % of Hispanic/Latino Students: 98% % of African-American Students: 1% % of Other Students: 1% % of English Language Learners: 44% % of… Read more
Getting Lost While Trying to Follow the Money: Special Education Finance in Charter Schools ReportsLauren Morando Rhim, Paul O’Neill, Amy Ruck, Kathryn Huber, and Sivan Tuchman, National Alliance for Public Charter Schools, National Center for Special Education in Charter Schools 02 Nov, 2015 In developing the brief, the goal was to present a clear and succinct point-in-time description of how special education is funded in charter schools to empower key stakeholders with… Read more
VSA International Art Program for Children with Disabilities: Resources for Educators and Parents ReportsDepartment of VSA and Accessibility at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts21 Sep, 2015 A list of resources that are designed to help educators and parents gain more useful information on the relationship of arts, education, and disabilities, especially for children with… Read more