Since 2019, the CLE team has been working with stakeholders in Connecticut to examine enrollment, service provision, and funding trends in charter schools and develop tools and resources to ensure that students with disabilities can readily access and succeed in charter schools across the state. Following is a collection of resources that should assist both charter schools and nexus district personnel as well as parents of students with disabilities.

Status of Special Education in Connecticut Charter Schools

This synthesis provides a top-level overview of specific problems and provides actionable recommendations to improve both district-charter school relationships and charter schools’ accessibility to students with disabilities.

Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Educating Students with Disabilities in Charter Schools in the State of Connecticut

Family Support Tools

These tools are designed to provide assistance to families of students with disabilities in Connecticut Charter Schools.

Frequently Asked Questions for Families of Students with Disabilities in Connecticut Charter Schools

PPT Meeting Reflections Worksheet