Behind the Headline: There Are More High-Needs Students In NYC Charters Than You Think



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There Are More High-Needs Students In NYC Charters Than You Think
The 74 | 2/28/16

Behind the Headline
The Myth About the Special Education Gap
Education Next | Fall 2015

The New York City teachers’ union is lobbying the state legislature to change the charter law so that schools that serve a below-average number of children with disabilities will be sanctioned. Charles Sahm looks at the argument on The 74.

As Sahm notes, studies by Marcus Winters have shown that there are complicated reasons why charter schools are listed as serving fewer students with disabilities than regular schools are.

 — Education Next




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