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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 Inclusion of Students With Disabilities in School Accountability Systems: An Update ReportsAmerican Institutes for Research22 Oct, 2013 This October 2013 report from the U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences provides analyses of the extent of the inclusion of students with disabilities in school… Read more
Improving Access and Creating Exceptional Opportunities for Students with Disabilities in Public Charter Schools ReportsLauren Morando Rhim and Paul O'Neill21 Oct, 2013 This report from the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools explores the relevant legal framework that shapes special education in the charter sector; outlines both the challenges and… 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
Charter Schools and Students With Disabilities: A National Study ReportsWestat, 200002 Jan, 2012 This 2000 report for the U.S. Department of Education discusses the “outcomes of a study that examined how charter school developers have used the opportunities provided by their charters… Read more
Smart RTI: A Next-Generation Approach to Multilevel Prevention PublicationDouglas Fuchs, Lynn S. Fuchs, Donald L. Compton 05 Apr, 2012 This article highlights next-generation RTI practices, including summarizing the three aspects of Smart RTI and emphasizing the importance and relevance of tertiary prevention in all types… 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
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