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Reports | 30 Jan, 2017

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Authorizer SPED Rubric for Local Education Agencies (LEAs) - Word Version ToolkitsLauren Rhim and Paul O’Neil 24 Oct, 2012 This rubric for LEAs was developed by Lauren Rhim and Paul O’Neil for authorizers to build their capacity to support development and maintenance of high-quality special education programs.… Read more
Authorizer SPED Rubric for Non-Local Education Agencies (Non-LEAs) ToolkitsLauren Rhim and Paul O’Neil 24 Oct, 2012 This rubric for NON-LEAs was developed by Lauren Rhim and Paul O’Neil for authorizers to build their caacity to support development and maintenance of high-quality special education… Read more
Authorizer SPED Rubric for Non-Local Education Agencies (Non-LEAs) - Word Version ToolkitsLauren Rhim and Paul O’Neil 24 Oct, 2012 This rubric for NON-LEAs was developed by Lauren Rhim and Paul O’Neil for authorizers to build their capacity to support development and maintenance of high-quality special education… Read more
Military Dependent Students: Better Oversight Needed to Improve Services for Children With Special Needs ReportsGAO12 Sep, 2012 This September 2012 report from the Government Accountability Office examines how the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD)  provides special education through DOD schools and other entities,… Read more
Inclusion of Students With Disabilities in School Accountability Systems ReportsAmerican Institutes for Research05 Jul, 2012 This May 2012 interim report from the Institute of Education Sciences covers the extent to which students with disabilities are included in school accountability systems under the… Read more
Students With Disabilities: More Information and Guidance Could Improve Opportunities in Physical Education and Athletics ReportsGovernment Accountability Office02 Jul, 2012 This 2010 report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) found that students with disabilities participated in athletics, but at consistently lower rates than those without… Read more
Encouraging Meaningful Parent/Educator Collaboration: A Review of Recent Literature PublicationTimothy Hedeen, Philip Moses, Marshall Peter 01 Jul, 2012 This document synthesizes findings from a number of recent academic studies and policy publications. Among the highlights is the idea that involvement may be too narrow a term to… Read more
Additional Federal Attention Needed to Help Protect Access for Students With Disabilities ReportsGovernment Accountability Office26 Jun, 2012 This June 2012 report from the Government Accountability Office focuses on the extent to which charter schools enroll students with disabilities. The report states that charter schools… Read more
Innovations in the Charter School Community: Reinventing the Delivery of Special Education PublicationParker Baxter, Dixon Deutsch, Elizabeth Marcell, and Nancy Opalack26 Jun, 2012 The National Charter School Resource Center hosted a full-day conference in Minneapolis on June 19, 2012, titled, Building the Capacity of Charter Schools: Effectively Serving Students… Read more
Coordination to Improve Special Education Services in Charter Schools: How State Associations Can Help Webinar19 Jun, 2012 to 19 Jun, 2012 The National Charter School Resource Center hosted a full-day conference in Minneapolis on June 19, 2012, titled, Building the Capacity of Charter Schools: Effectively Serving Students With… Read more