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Reports | 30 Jan, 2017

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Struggling with special education, charter schools join together PublicationChalkbeat29 Aug, 2014 Connecting charter schools with similar special education needs is the chief goal of the New York City Charter School Center’s Special Education Collaborative, which builds off of local… Read more
The Facts on Charter Schools and Students with Disabilities ReportsNational Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities29 Aug, 2014 Overview from NICHCY: "Charter schools are fairly new in public education, and they’ve generated a lot of interest and inquiry. For many families and educators, charter schools offer more… Read more
El Dorado County Charter SELPA | ANNUAL DASHBOARD Special Education Local Plan Area (SELPA) REPORT OF SELECT STATISTICS May 2013 ReportsEl Dorado County Charter SELPA28 Aug, 2014 El Dorado Charter SELPA (Special Education Local Plan Area) began in 2006-07 with four charter partners, operating 10 charter schools. The Charter SELPA has grown to include 74 partners… Read more
Financing the Education of High-Need Students ReportsThomas B. Fordham Institute28 Aug, 2014 School districts face an enormous financial burden when it comes to educating our highest-need students. Financing the Education of High-Need Students focuses on three specific challenges… Read more
Free Appropriate Public Education for Students With Disabilities: Requirements Under Section 504 of The Rehabilitation Act of 1973 PublicationU.S. Department of Education28 Aug, 2014 Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 protects the rights of individuals with disabilities in programs and activities that receive federal financial assistance, including federal… Read more
The Facts on Charter Schools and Students with Disabilities ReportsNICHCY28 Aug, 2014 Charter schools are fairly new in public education, and they’ve generated a lot of interest and inquiry. For many families and educators, charter schools offer more options for how… Read more
Understanding the Charter School Special Education Gap: Evidence from Denver, Colorado ReportsCRPE01 Jun, 2014 Charter schools have expanded rapidly across the nation and throughout Colorado over the last decade. Today, about 16 percent of Denver’s public school students in kindergarten through 12th… Read more
Afya Case Study21 Mar, 2014 Background Afya Public Charter School strives to offer students a very different kind of middle-school experience.  Located in the Belair-Edison neighborhood on the west side of Baltimore… Read more
EDUPRIZE Case Study21 Mar, 2014 Background EDUPRIZE Schools is an A+ award winning charter school system founded in 1995, with two campuses in Phoenix, AZ. Twelve percent of EDUPRIZE’s student population receives… Read more
Financing the Education of High-Need Students ToolkitsThomas B. Fordham Institute01 Nov, 2013 America’s approach to the education of children with disabilities is antiquated, costly, and ineffective. Far too many children emerge from our special-ed system without the skills,… Read more