Special Education Students

Unique Schools Serving Unique Students: Charters and Special Needs Publication | 6 May, 2010

Edited by Robin Lake, this May 2010 publication from the Center on Reinventing Public Education examines the role charter schools play in educating students with special...

Authorizers Primers and Training Presentations Publication | 1 Jan, 2008

This primer is for charter school authorizers and has been developed to provide background information and resources for the “builders” of charter schools to facilitate the...

Operators Primer and Training Presentations Publication | 1 Jan, 2008

This primer is for charter school operators and has been developed to provide background information and resources for the “builders” of charter schools to facilitate the...

Navigating Special Education in Charter Schools Part I: Understanding Legal Roles and Responsibilities Publication | 1 Jul, 2007

This Issue Brief is the first in a two-part series on navigating special education in charter schools. The first brief introduces the basic foundation of special education and...

Navigating Special Education in Charter Schools Part II: The Authorizers’ Role in Ensuring Quality Special Education Programs Publication | 1 Aug, 2007

This Issue Brief is the second in a two-part series on navigating special education in the charter sector. The...

Challenges and Charter Schools: How Families with Special Needs Perceive and Use Charter School Options Publication | 1 Mar, 2008

This report addresses choices made at the intersection of two very important trends in education: special education and charter schools. Advocates of school choice contend that...

Exploring Success in the Charter Sector Publication | 22 Jul, 2008

This 2008 report presents findings from exploratory case studies of six charter schools identified due to their reported success educating children with disabilities. The case...

When All Students Learn Publication | 1 Nov, 2008

In education circles across the country, the question is often raised as to what works in the areas of special education. This article shares the common, school-level, elements...

Including Charter School Students with Disabilities in State Assessments Publication | 1 Oct, 2008

This report describes the inclusion of students with disabilities in state assessment that is part of the NCLB accountability system. It is specifically directed to charter...

Demystifying Special Education in Virtual Charter Schools Publication | 1 Jan, 2008

This report describes how educating students with disabilities in virtual charter schools entails not only molding state charter school laws to fit a specialized type of...