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National Center for Special Education in Charter Schools, 2020
The challenges associated with educating students with disabilities in charter schools in Connecticut are symptoms of two broader issues--the state's inequitable public education funding system and problematic ambiguity in the state charter law. Connecticut is a state of haves and have nots, and effectively advocating for more equitable funding…
Descriptors: Students with Disabilities, Charter Schools, Public Education, Educational Equity (Finance)
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Ohlssen, Megan; Krempecki, Lauren – National Center for Special Education in Charter Schools, 2020
While charter schools have long promised choice for students--including students with disabilities--they face many challenges in achieving that promise, including some shared by traditional public schools and some unique to the charter model. One way charter schools can overcome these challenges is through the creation of special education…
Descriptors: Special Education, Charter Schools, Organizations (Groups), Centralization
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Tucker, Wendy; Whittaker, Meghan – National Center for Special Education in Charter Schools, 2020
Disproportionate discipline of students with disabilities is a long-running crisis--and with the new rules and considerations around COVID-19, the stakes are even higher. Instead of simply reacting as incidents come up, however, schools have the opportunity to develop proactive discipline policies that serve students during the pandemic and also…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Students with Disabilities, Disproportionate Representation
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Lancet, Stephanie; Rhim, Lauren Morando; O'Neill, Paul – National Center for Special Education in Charter Schools, 2020
As the charter sector has matured, its critics have multiplied. While charter schools enjoyed bipartisan and substantial public support for their first 20 years, the tide of public opinion now flows in more varied directions. Policymakers and leaders across the country are facing pressure to limit charter expansion, with public support for charter…
Descriptors: Students with Disabilities, Traditional Schools, Public Schools, Disproportionate Representation
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National Center for Special Education in Charter Schools, 2020
The challenges associated with educating students with disabilities in charter schools in Connecticut are symptoms of two broader issues--the state's inequitable public education funding system and problematic ambiguity in the state charter law. Fundamental changes to the state education funding system are required to better position urban…
Descriptors: Students with Disabilities, Charter Schools, Educational Equity (Finance), Public Education
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O'Neill, Paul – National Center for Special Education in Charter Schools, 2019
This document lists 10 best charter school discipline practices to employ and 10 mistakes to avoid.
Descriptors: Discipline, Best Practices, Charter Schools, Special Education
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Rhim, Lauren Morando; Kothari, Shaini; Lancet, Stephanie – National Center for Special Education in Charter Schools, 2019
The National Center for Special Education in Charter Schools (the Center) is deeply committed to ensuring that students with disabilities have equal access to charter schools and that charter schools are designed and operated to enable success for all students. To accomplish this goal, the Center conducts analyses and releases a comprehensive…
Descriptors: Educational Trends, Special Education, Charter Schools, Data Analysis
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Rhim, Lauren Morando; Kothari, Shaini; Lancet, Stephanie – National Center for Special Education in Charter Schools, 2019
The National Center for Special Education in Charter Schools (the Center) is deeply committed to ensuring that students with disabilities have equal access to charter schools and that charter schools are designed and operated to enable success for all students. To accomplish this goal, the Center conducts analyses and releases a comprehensive…
Descriptors: Special Education, Charter Schools, Students with Disabilities, Civil Rights
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National Center for Special Education in Charter Schools, 2018
A Toolkit of Emerging Best Practices and Opportunities for Charter Support Organizations Approximately 6.4 million students--roughly 13 percent of the student population between ages 6-21--receive special education and related services in public schools every year. While students identified as eligible for special education require supports and…
Descriptors: Best Practices, Charter Schools, Special Education, Students with Disabilities
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Rhim, Lauren Morando; Kothari, Shaini – National Center for Special Education in Charter Schools, 2018
As the charter sector grows and evolves, information regarding these autonomous public schools of choice evolves as well. Prior to 2015, only a handful of reports included information about the status of students with disabilities in charter schools. In fall 2015, the National Center for Special Education in Charter Schools (NCSECS) published a…
Descriptors: Special Education, Charter Schools, Students with Disabilities, Civil Rights
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Taub, Deborah; Kowal, Julie; Rhim, Lauren Morando – National Center for Special Education in Charter Schools, 2017
The Denver School of Science and Technology (DSST) is a charter network made up of eight middle schools and seven high schools. The network enrolls 5,000 students in grades 6-12 across the city of Denver, including nearly 400 at Cole High School. DSST's mission is to transforms urban public education by eliminating educational inequity and…
Descriptors: High Schools, Charter Schools, Urban Schools, Institutional Characteristics
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National Center for Special Education in Charter Schools, 2017
"What Is an Infrastructure? Special Education Support Systems in Charter Schools" discusses ways in which charter schools form entities such as coops and collaboratives to pool resources, create economies of scale, and mitigate risks in order to better serve students with disabilities.
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Special Education, Students with Disabilities, Student Needs
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National Center for Special Education in Charter Schools, 2017
Charter school authorizers are the entities granted power in state charter statutes to create charter schools. As the entity that initially approves a charter application, oversees delivery of services, and renews or revokes schools' ability to operate, charter authorizers must take seriously their role and be informed regarding their…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Legal Responsibility, Students with Disabilities, Educational Administration
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National Center for Special Education in Charter Schools, 2017
The legal status of a charter school has a significant impact on that school's responsibility and autonomy, especially as it relates to special education. According to federal law under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), responsibility for special education falls with the state education agencies (SEAs), which in turn delegate…
Descriptors: School Districts, Special Education, Charter Schools, Legal Responsibility
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Pettit, Teri – National Center for Special Education in Charter Schools, 2016
Charter Schools have been a part of the national landscape for more than 20 years. Yet, with regard to special education, there continues to be considerable confusion and differences in perspective between charter schools and the diverse entities that oversee them. There is also considerable variation in how each oversight entity works with…
Descriptors: Special Education, Charter Schools, Students with Disabilities, Educational Change
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