Charter Schools


Bulletin 126 – Louisiana Charter Schools
The Louisiana Department of Education Bulletin that 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

 

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