As the world determines how to handle the escalating outbreak of COVID-19, education leaders across the country are facing difficult and enormously impactful decisions. We hope this resource guide will assist educators and school practitioners in developing comprehensive plans for students with disabilities and creating effective and high-quality learning environments for all during this evolving national transition.
With the World Health Organization officially declaring that COVID-19 is a pandemic, a new sense of urgency has been introduced and we anticipate more schools will be closed. With this eventuality in mind, schools must think through the following critical considerations as they develop plans to educate students with disabilities.
This interactive report provides a visualization of data collected from the Department of Education on the state of special education in charter schools and traditional public schools.
These reports lay out the findings from data collection about special education in both charter and traditional public schools and the implications of that data.
This document provides a comprehensive list of the best discipline practices to employ in charter schools and a list of the mistakes to avoid.
This map provides an overview of the funding data for each state as well as more in-depth information on Legal Status, Authorizer Type, and Funding Formula.
This document outlines the Center’s Equity Coalition and it’s seven core principles.
This page offers the Special Education Toolkit, a comprehensive framework of tools for authorizers, including rubrics for LEA and non-LEA charters.
This document provides a Program Review Tool that is aimed at helping low-performing schools turnaround and provide high-quality education for students with disabilities.
The Model Policy Guide is a resource designed to provide policy makers, legislators, and educational leaders with information, context, and model language from which to draw in developing strong statutory and regulatory provisions relating to serving students with disabilities in charter schools.