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June 08, 2016

Voucher Funding Mostly Insufficient for Special Needs Students, Report Finds

Some see vouchers as offering greater flexibility and the potential for a better school fit for students with disabilities, says a new report from the Council for Parent Advocates and Attorneys.

April 15, 2016

Florida Gov. Scott Signs Inter-District School Choice Bill

While the state previously allowed for intradistrict transfers to public schools, students weren't allowed to cross county lines.

February 16, 2016

Oklahoma High Court Ruling on Vouchers May Help Pass Another School Choice Bill

The Oklahoma supreme court's ruling that vouchers are constitutional could help pass a bill to create an education savings account program.

January 29, 2016

New York City Special Education Parents File Complaint Against Success Academy

The Success Academies, a network that educates 11,000 children, is the subject of a complaint over its disciplinary practices, which some allege unfairly target students with disabilities.

January 04, 2016

Department of Justice Closes Investigation Into Milwaukee School Vouchers

The 4-year-old investigation looked at whether Milwaukee's voucher program discriminated against students with disabilities.

November 30, 2015

Inside a District-Charter School Partnership for Students With Disabilities

The Denver district and high-performing charters in the city are working together to better serve students with significant disabilities.

November 10, 2015

Charters Still Serve Fewer Special Ed. Students, but are More Inclusive

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.

June 19, 2015

Washington State's First Charter School Wins Reprieve

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

Special Education Charter Schools Vulnerable to Funding Shortfalls

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

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.

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