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Establish and Disseminate Vital Facts

Track, review, and synthesize existing research and produce an Annual Report on the Status and Progress of Students with Disabilities in the Charter Sector.

 

 

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  • Playing the Special Education Card

    The recent New York state budget may have largely settled the tug of war between Mayor de Blasio and co-locating charter schools that has been playing out in New York over the last month or so, but an unpleasant and lingering issue still needs to be addressed – the disingenuous way that students with disabilities …

  • New York Times Editorial Confuses Rather Than Clarifies

    We commend Andrea Gabor for raising an important issue: children with disabilities’ equal access to charter schools. As New York and other states work to grow the charter sector as part of larger education reform efforts focused on improving the quality of public education, we must ensure that charter schools are open to all students. Yet, …

  • Comments RE: Charter School Authorizer Annual Update

      Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Charter School Authorizer Annual Update We recently launched a new non-profit organization, The National Center for Special Education in Charter Schools, to focus squarely on identifying facts about how students with disabilities are and are not being well served in the charter sector. We will be developing best …

  • NCSECS Supports Kline-Miller Charter School Bill

    Dear Chairman Kline and Ranking Member Miller: The mission of the National Center for Special Education in Charter Schools (NCSECS) is to advocate for students with diverse learning needs to ensure that if they are interested in attending charter schools, they are able to access and thrive in schools designed to enable all students to …