Sunday, March 26, 2017

Endrew F. and Charter Schools: What’s the Connection?

Endrew F. and Charter Schools: What’s the Connection?:

Endrew F. and Charter Schools: What’s the Connection?


It requires an educational program reasonably calculated to enable a child to make progress appropriate in light of the child’s circumstances.
Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr.
In light of the current administration’s push for school choice in the form of vouchers and charter schools, and the selection of Betsy DeVos to be education secretary, there is concern about the future of public schools and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). How will students who require different learning approaches fit in a world of school privatization?
The Endrew F. v. Douglas County School District ruling gives us hope that students with disabilities must be challenged in their educational program, but it also left many unanswered questions. One I will focus on today.
Why did the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools (NAPCS) and the National Center for Special Education in Charter Schools (NCSECS) file an amicus brief for Endrew F. v. Douglas County School District? Such legal documents are filed by non-litigants with compelling interest in the case. The briefs advise the court. They Endrew F. and Charter Schools: What’s the Connection?:


Latest News and Comment from Education

LATEST NEWS AND COMMENT FROM EDUCATION

LATEST NEWS AND COMMENT FROM EDUCATION
EduBloggers