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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.

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.

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