The month of June is designated as a time to highlight the impact that lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals have had in history. To celebrate Pride Month, CLE launched a social media campaign to share LGBTQ+ resources and to highlight influential disabled LGBTQ advocates.
The Center for Learner Equity concluded its final session of the Accelerating Inclusion Institute on June 2, 2022. In collaboration with the Camden Education Fund, this pilot program was a capacity-building cohort to improve the educational experiences of students with disabilities in Camden, NJ.
CLE senior director of policy, Wendy Tucker was quoted in Education Week’s article titled “L.A. Agrees to Do More After Failing on Special Education. Could Other Districts Be Next?” on April 29, 2022.
The Center for Learner Equity (CLE) has received a three-year, $825,000 grant from the Walton Family Foundation (WFF) to support research and the development of coalitions dedicated to improving educational opportunities and outcomes for students with disabilities.
O’Neill: In Camden, Philanthropy, District, Charter and Innovation Schools Are Working Together to Improve Outcomes for Students with Disabilities
Paul O’Neill shares educational progress occurring for students with disabilities in Camden, New Jersey.
Lauren Morando Rhim and Alex Medler co-write an opinion piece for The Colorado Sun exploring the lag in enrollment among students with disabilities in charter schools.
Lauren Morando Rhim quoted in “GAO recommends minimizing virtual charter schools’ management risks” on K-12 Dive.
Wendy Tucker Quoted in “Exclusive: Police Cam Videos Reveal How School Cops and Educators Restrain Kids in Crisis”
The 74 features Wendy Tucker’s opinion on the presence of police in schools following an incident that resulted in the restraint of a 9 year old student by local police.
The Center for Learner Equity partnered with CACSA to publish reports exploring policies impacting students with disabilities in Colorado and the experiences of families of students with disabilities navigating educational opportunities within the state.