What We Do

We’re working toward a future in which schools are designed for the margins from the start. We provide expert guidance to policymakers, education leaders, and advocates that bridges the gap between theory and practice—all while working closely with partners in the disability advocacy and education reform sectors.

Document and Communicate Facts

Document and Communicate Facts

The Center is committed to disseminating information about the status of students with disabilities in traditional and charter public schools.

Inform Policy

Inform Policy

As a part of our efforts to engage in the national discussion, the Center works to track and inform federal, state, and local policy that impacts students with disabilities.

Develop Coalitions

Develop Coalitions

The Center is committed to bringing together stakeholders to change the status quo for children with disabilities.

Build Capacity

Build Capacity

The Center engages key stakeholders to implement practices that leverage the flexibility created by charter laws to support the full inclusion of students with disabilities.

We've changed our name to broaden the conversation. The National Center for Special Education is now The Center for Learner Equity.Learn more here.
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