Nov 18

Charter Schools Lag Behind in Special Education

On November 18, 2019, the Houston Chronicle profiled ongoing challenges with special education in Texas schools, quoting Lauren Morando Rhim.

After years of trying to get her son extra help to deal with his short attention span, Britany Miller had high hopes at YES Prep, a popular network of charter schools in Houston that says it’s “redefining what’s possible in public education.” She was drawn to the promise of charter schools, a small but rapidly growing segment of the public school system that market themselves as being more innovative and less bureaucratic than traditional public schools.

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