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.
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January 29, 2016
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.
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.