Culture Clash: Special Education in Charter Schools

Robert A. Garda Jr.
01 Apr, 2012

This article discusses the culture clash between charter schools and special education, and the consequences of this conflict to disabled students. The article explains how the uncomfortable fit between charter schools and special education often leads to violations of disabled students’ civil rights and suggests how the three primary sources of law affecting charter schools - federal law, state law, and charter agreements - should be changed for the benefit of students with disabilities