Walton Family Foundation, July, 9, 2019, by Johannah Chase Report details how charter schools and parents can work together to improve outcomes for students with disabilities Parents are the experts on their children. They know the hidden strengths they possess, talents that schools might not easily unearth. They understand the unique challenges their children experience in a […]
Why Charter Champions Should Partner with Parents to Support Students with Disabilities: New Report from Public Impact
In Better Together: Why Charter School Champions and Parent Advocates Should Partner to Better Support Students with Disabilities, Public Impact issues a call to action for charter champions—including charter associations, city-based education organizations and other reform organizations that see charters as an integral piece of a thriving system of public schools—to form and deepen partnerships […]
Parent Power: To Improve Special Education in Charter Schools, Tap Students’ Original Advocates — Their Families — Report Says
The 74, June 28, 2019, by Beth Hawkins When it comes to living up to their obligation to serve students with disabilities, public charter schools face a host of challenges. In addition to the perennial headache of underfunding, there are bureaucratic constraints, a woeful lack of teacher preparation in special education and difficulty finding and […]
Better Together: Why Charter School Champions & Parent Advocates Should Partner to Better Support Students with Disabilities
This call to action explains why partnerships to better support students with disabilities are needed, the forms they might take, and how to get started.
Gov. Tony Evers Wants More Money for K-12 Education. Research Backs Many of His Ideas.
Post-Crescent, February 1, 2019, by Jen Zettel Vandenhouten
During his first State of the State speech last week, Gov. Tony Evers announced several education priorities he’d like to address in the next state budget.
Delivering on the Promise: How Missouri Can Grow Excellent, Accountable Public Charter Schools
Report examines the development and status of Missouri’s charter schools.
Exploring Success in the Charter Sector: Case Studies of Six Charter Schools Engaged in Promising Practices for Children with Disabilities
Report presents findings from case studies of six charter schools identified for their success educating children with disabilities.
Special Education Challenges and Opportunities in the Charter School Sector
Report examines potential opportunities to grow quality charter schools with innovative approaches to educating children with disabilities.
Demystifying Special Education in Virtual Charter Schools
Report describes how federal and state special education guidelines must be adapted for educating students with disabilities in virtual charter schools.
Rethinking Special Education for a New Century
Book proposes making the nation’s special education system more outcome-oriented and less procedure oriented.
Navigating Special Education In Charter Schools
Two-part brief identifies the issues related to navigating special education in the charter school sector.