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Comparing Student Attrition Rates at Charter Schools and Nearby Traditional Public Schools ReportsNew York City Independent Budget Office02 Feb, 2015 This report on New York City emphasizes that: On average, students at charter schools stay at their schools at a higher rate than students at nearby traditional public schools. Students at… Read more
Special Education in Charter Schools: What We've Learned and What We Still Need to Know ReportsCenter for Reinventing Public Education01 Dec, 2014 According to national averages, charter schools serve fewer students with special needs, leaving them open to charges that they are exclusionary. Charter leaders counter that when special… Read more
Special Education in Charter Schools: What We've Learned and What We Still Need to Know ToolkitsCRPE01 Dec, 2014 According to national averages, charter schools serve fewer students with special needs, leaving them open to charges that they are exclusionary. Charter leaders counter that when special… Read more
Brooke Roslindale Charter Case Study28 Oct, 2014 Background Brooke Roslindale Charter School is part of the Brooke Charter Schools Network, a growing group of high-performing K-8 public schools in Boston, Massachusetts. The network,… Read more
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