States and districts that run virtual schools should ensure those schools follow mandates around such issues as testing and student identification, says a "Dear Colleague" letter from the U.S. Department of Education.
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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
While the state previously allowed for intradistrict transfers to public schools, students weren't allowed to cross county lines.
February 16, 2016
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
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
The 4-year-old investigation looked at whether Milwaukee's voucher program discriminated against students with disabilities.
November 30, 2015
The Denver district and high-performing charters in the city are working together to better serve students with significant disabilities.
November 10, 2015
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
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.