A study finds finds that charter schools serve a smaller proportion of students with disabilities than their district counterparts, but are more likely to place them in general education classrooms.
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November 10, 2015
June 19, 2015
The Washington State Charter School Commission has given the state's first charter another shot at proving it can provide a sound education to students.
November 20, 2014
A North Carolina charter school for students with disabilities is struggling with the costs of educating those students and may soon close.
July 31, 2014
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
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
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
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
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's Supreme Court has turned away a legal challenge to a state voucher program for students with disabilities.
November 21, 2012
An analysis of schools in New York state finds that charters serve comparable numbers of students with disabilities as most traditional public schools.