CLE comments regarding special education changes set forth by the Department of Education were featured in K-12 Dive’s “Proposed Ed Dept. rules are ‘sneak attack’ on charter schools opponents say” on April 25, 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.
Chalkbeat Colorado cited a CLE in “Colorado charter schools seek more authority over special education”, an exploration of how charter schools within the state can provide better educational opportunities for students with disabilities.
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.
Check out local policy manager, Jennifer Coco and Holly Paczack, director of school support as they discuss the release of a new guide that will assist families in identifying and navigating special education services in New Orleans public schools. Part 1 Part 2
CLE Local Policy Manager and WWNO reporter discuss guide highlighting specialized programs in the district for families of students with disabilities released by NOLA Public Schools
Texas districts can require masks in schools after a federal judge ruled Nov. 10 that the ban Governor Greg Abbott put in place in Executive Order GA-38 on July 29 violated the ADA and Section 504.