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July 31, 2014

Grant Given to Boost Services for Students With Disabilities in Newark Charters

With a newly awarded grant from the Newark Charter School Fund, the National Center for Special Education in Charter Schools plans to work to better address the needs of students with disabilities in Newark charter schools.

June 20, 2014

Denver Special Ed. Gap Not Driven by 'Counseling Out,' Says Study

A study from the Center on Reinventing Public Education looks at enrollment numbers of special needs students in Denver charters and traditional schools.

May 29, 2014

U.S. Rep. Todd Rokita to Introduce School Choice Bill

Rep. Todd Rokita, R-Ind., is introducing a bill that aims to increase school-choice programs for military and special needs children.

April 04, 2014

Miss. and Tenn. Lawmakers Vote Down Efforts to Expand School Choice

Lawmakers in Miss. and Tenn. vote down efforts to expand school choice, four new charters are approved in Connecticut, and other school-choice news from the week.

September 30, 2013

Study: Why So Few Special Needs Students in N.Y.C. Charters?

Families of children with special needs are less likely to apply and enroll their children in charter schools, a new study has found.

November 21, 2012

Oklahoma Court Upholds Special-Needs Vouchers

Oklahoma's Supreme Court has turned away a legal challenge to a state voucher program for students with disabilities.

November 21, 2012

Study: Charters Perform Well in Serving Special Needs Students

An analysis of schools in New York state finds that charters serve comparable numbers of students with disabilities as most traditional public schools.

November 15, 2012

L.A. Board Says No to Charter Schools Moratorium

The Los Angeles Unified School Board has rejected a measure that would have put a temporary moratorium on charter schools, a proposal driven in part by a board member's concerns about charters' record serving special needs students.

June 28, 2012

Action on Private School Scholarships in New Hampshire, Other States

New Hampshire lawmakers overrode a veto by the governor to create a new system to provide tax credits in support of private school vouchers for students.

June 19, 2012

GAO Probes Charters on Serving Students With Disabilities

A federal report says that charter schools enroll fewer students with disabilities than traditional public schools, citing several likely factors for that disparity.

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