Finding a Great Fit: Improving the School Choice Process for Students with Disabilities
Lanya McKittrick, Robin Lake, Sivan Tuchman, Travis Pillow, Roohi Sharma
Two briefs provide a summary of the special education landscape in New Orleans and Washington, D.C., and offer recommendations for further steps that might be taken to strengthen the cities’ support structures for parents of children with disabilities.
Seizing the Opportunity: Educating Students with Disabilities in Charter Schools
Michael DeArmond, Sean Gill, Betheny Gross, Georgia Heyward, Robin Lake
This report is the first step in developing an evidence base about how charter schools meet the needs of unique learners, how they can improve in this work, and what aspects of chartering as a governance model support or impede their ability to do so.
The Slowdown in Bay Area Charter School Growth: Causes and Solutions
Robin Lake, Roohi Sharma, Alice Opalka
This report examines why charter school growth in the San Francisco Bay Area has slowed dramatically and offers solutions for cities nationwide to encourage the development of new high-quality schools.