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Students with disabilities can benefit greatly from having the proper technological supports, especially if they have an individualized educational plan (IEP) that requires it, including resources at school to provide supplemental learning opportunities and assistive devices. This article describes what it means to provide infrastructure that supports these needs, and...

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Words are powerful. Consistency in the words we use to describe services and supports for students with disabilities must be clear and consistent across the district for all children, parents, teachers, and community members. This brief tutorial defines inclusion and provides clarity regarding commonly used terms, such as PLAAFP, Curricular...

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On December 28, 2016, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) and the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) at U.S. Department of Education released a set of guidance resources on the rights of students with disabilities in public charter schools under Section 504 and the Individuals with Disabilities...

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This guide, from the National Conference of State Legislatures features an interactive map of the United States where choice laws for each state and territory are presented. Other resources available include videos, publications, articles, and personal contacts for more information on charter schools and private school choice. http://www.ncsl.org/research/education/interactive-guide-to-school-choice.aspx#/...

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This presentation by Lauren Morando Rhim, Ph.D., Executive Director of National Center for Special Education in Charter Schools, provides an overview of charter schools and their responsibilities to students with disabilities. In addition, the presentation includes a summary of provisions in the Every Student Succeeds Act, created in order to...

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This website is dedicated to disseminating information about, and advocating for, special education in charter schools. With articles, briefs, guides, and blogs, this website can help families and administrators alike navigate the topic of special education in charter schools. http://www.ncsecs.org/

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The Unites States Department of Education prodides public education through a combination of traditional school districts and charter schools. Charter schools are autonomous public schools of choice, which are granted the opportunity to operate by entities referred to as authorizers—including state departments of education, local school districts, independent charter boards,...

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As more parents consider charter schools as an alternative to noncharter public schools for their children with special needs, special education in charters deserves a critical look. Here, the National Center for Technology Innovation examines the challenges and successes of special education in charter schools. This includes issues related to...

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Assistive and accessible technology can help students with special needs overcome a wide variety of challenges. Although some tech-savvy teachers are confident figuring out these technologies on their own, many others need training on how to implement assistive and accessible technology effectively to benefit their students. In some cases, formal...

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This interview with Mary Ann Wolf, PhD, Elizabeth Bobst and Nancy Mangum discusses their book, Leading Personalized and Digital Learning: A Framework for Implementing School Change . The authors offer guidance for principals and other school leaders who are aiming to leverage the power of technology to help make student-centered...

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