State Matrix

This matrix provides a snapshot of critical issues related to special education in charter schools. Each state that had a charter school law as of January 2012 is described in terms of the legal status of its charter schools, the type of linkage required between charter schools and traditional LEAs, the way special education funds flow to charter schools and other relevant comments. The following definitions are offered to clarify the column headings used in the matrix.

State Matrix


Type of Authorizer

Legal Status

Type of Linkage for Special Education

Special Education Funding Flow

Other Info/Comments