Special Education Report Roundup

Charter Schools

January 30, 2007 1 min read

Special education is one area in which charter schools could benefit from external assistance, a report concludes.

Based on findings from four case studies, the report, published by the University of Maryland’s Project Intersect, found that successful special education programs in charter schools looked for outside support for funding, program development, and teacher training to meet requirements set by the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and by the states.

“Charter Schools’ Special Education Infrastructures” is available from the University of Maryland’s Project Intersect.

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A version of this article appeared in the January 31, 2007 edition of Education Week

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