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Dutta, Kathleen; Ohlssen, Megan; Stelitano, Laura; Ekin, Sumeyra – Center for Learner Equity, 2022
Examining the experiences of families of students with disabilities seeking to exercise school choice is crucial to informing cogent policies and practices that will ensure equitable access. This report explores the perceptions and experiences of families of students with disabilities enrolled in charter and traditional district schools in…
Descriptors: Students with Disabilities, School Choice, Equal Education, Family Attitudes
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Dutta, Kathleen; Ohlssen, Megan; Stelitano, Laura; Ekin, Sumeyra – Center for Learner Equity, 2022
The discussion of enrollment of students with disabilities in charter schools focuses on fundamental questions related to equal access and has not typically explored the quality of special education programming available. However, absent quality support and services, access to charter schools is essentially a hollow promise. This report examines…
Descriptors: Students with Disabilities, Access to Education, Equal Education, School Districts
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Gibson, Patrick; Robles, Ashley – Center for Learner Equity, 2021
This technical brief is part of an ongoing series the Center for Learner Equity (CLE) launched in 2015 that examines the enrollment and experiences of students with disabilities in different school settings. Using the 2017-2018 Civil Rights Data Collection (CRDC) data released earlier this year, this brief focuses on the number and percentages of…
Descriptors: Students with Disabilities, Charter Schools, Public Schools, Data Analysis
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Gibson, Patrick; Robles, Ashley – Center for Learner Equity, 2021
This technical brief is part of an ongoing series the Center for Learner Equity (CLE) launched in 2015 that examines the enrollment and experiences of students with disabilities in different school settings. Using the 2017-2018 Civil Rights Data Collection (CRDC) data released earlier this year, this brief focuses on the number and percentages of…
Descriptors: Students with Disabilities, Charter Schools, Public Schools, Data Analysis
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Gibson, Patrick; Robles, Ashley – Center for Learner Equity, 2021
This technical brief is part of an ongoing series the Center for Learner Equity (CLE) launched in 2015 that examines the enrollment and experiences of students with disabilities in different school settings. Using the 2017-2018 Civil Rights Data Collection (CRDC) data released earlier this year, this brief focuses on the number and percentages of…
Descriptors: Students with Disabilities, Charter Schools, Public Schools, Data Analysis
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Gibson, Patrick; Robles, Ashley – Center for Learner Equity, 2021
This technical brief is part of an ongoing series the Center for Learner Equity (CLE) launched in 2015 that examines the enrollment and experiences of students with disabilities in different school settings. Using the 2017-2018 CRDC data released earlier this year, this brief focuses on school discipline and the engagement of law enforcement in…
Descriptors: Students with Disabilities, Charter Schools, Public Schools, Data Analysis
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Center for Learner Equity, 2021
The purpose of this document is to provide information on the calculations and data from the 2017-2018 Civil Rights Data Collection (CRDC) that were used to assess the findings in the related thematic briefs. Using the 2017-18 CRDC data, variables were selected to observe the enrollment and experiences of students with disabilities in different…
Descriptors: Students with Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Charter Schools, Traditional Schools
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Gibson, Patrick; Robles, Ashley – Center for Learner Equity, 2021
This technical brief is part of an ongoing series the Center for Learner Equity (CLE) launched in 2015 that examines the enrollment and experiences of students with disabilities in different school settings. Using the 2017-2018 U.S. Civil Rights Data Collection (CRDC) data released earlier this year, this brief focuses on specialized charter…
Descriptors: Students with Disabilities, Charter Schools, Traditional Schools, Student Experience
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Rhim, Lauren Morando – Center for Learner Equity, 2021
Charter schools' autonomy and flexibility provides them with the opportunity to find ways to close the performance gap between students with and without disabilities, but deep-seated, systemic challenges often cause individual charters to struggle to do so on their own. For cities with an established charter sector, a city-wide, collaborative…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Students with Disabilities, Special Education, COVID-19
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Coker, Lindsay; Brehm, Wendy; Rhim, Lauren Morando – Center for Learner Equity, 2021
Students with disabilities across the united states are not achieving at the same rate as their non-disabled peers. With their flexibility and capacity for innovation, charter schools offer an opportunity to improve these outcomes. However, data from the Civil Rights Data Collection (CRDC), parent focus groups and surveys, and research on schools'…
Descriptors: Students with Disabilities, Equal Education, Charter Schools, Leadership Qualities
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Brehm, Wendy; Rhim, Lauren Morando; Coker, Lindsay – Center for Learner Equity, 2021
Inclusion starts at the top, and when the deep commitment of school and districts leaders is absent, individual teachers' efforts to create and sustain inclusive learning environments where students with disabilities can soar risk being little more than exercises in frustration. With this premise in mind, this brief shares the voices of…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Students with Disabilities, Educational Environment, Leadership Responsibility
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Center for Learner Equity, 2021
In 2016, the federal government rescinded a 2014 disciplinary guidance package that had served as a much-needed resource to schools and districts across the country, a decision that the Center for Learner Equity (CLE) opposed. As documented in a 2019 CLE analysis, disciplinary removals cause students with disabilities to lose instructional time…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Equal Education, Students with Disabilities, Guidance
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Center for Learner Equity, 2021
The recent federal American Rescue Plan (ARP), passed into law by Congress, provides an unprecedented investment in education, giving schools and districts access to funds to address the needs of students more holistically. "The Rising Tide that Lifts All Boats: Investing Stimulus Dollars with an Equity Focus," provides several specific…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Equal Education, Federal Aid, Educational Legislation
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Center for Learner Equity, 2020
The Equity Coalition supports the right of students with disabilities to exercise choice as they explore their educational options; it is also essential that all school options uphold civil rights and ensure equitable access. In line with this commitment, the Equity Coalition proposes the following principles as a standard by which school options…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Access to Education, Educational Principles, Standards
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Center for Learner Equity, 2020
Schools across the country are making plans for how to approach education in various combinations of distance and in-person learning for the foreseeable future given the realities of COVID-19. It is vitally important that equity for all students, including those with disabilities, is prioritized and planned for. The Individuals with Disabilities…
Descriptors: Educational Principles, Equal Education, Standards, COVID-19