Bulletin 126 – Louisiana Charter Schools
The Louisiana Department of Education Bulletin outlines charter school responsibilities.
Source: Louisiana Department of Education, November 2016
Know Your Rights: Students with Disabilities in Charter Schools
A Fact Sheet to help parents, students, and the charger school community better understand the rights of students with disabilities.
Source: US Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services
Frequently Asked Questions about the Rights of Students with Disabilities in Public Charter Schools under the Individual with Disabilities Education Act
This 32-page document emphasizes that children with disabilities who attend charter schools retain all rights and protections under Part B of IDEA just as they would at other public schools.
Source: US Department of Education, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services
Section 504 Charter Guidance
This 41-page guidance explains that charter school students with disabilities have the same rights as other public school students with disabilities.
Source: US Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights, December 28, 2016
Types of Louisiana Charter Schools
This is a page dedicated to the 6 types of charter schools Louisiana currently approves and who is responsible for their oversight and governance.
Source: Louisiana Department of Education
Louisiana Association of Charter Schools
The mission of the Louisiana Association of Public Charter Schools is to advance equity and educational access through the advocacy, support, and promotion of excellent charter schools in Louisiana.
Source: Louisiana Department of Charter Schools