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Document Number: 10295

Charter Schools: Additional Federal Attention Needed to Help Protect Access for Students with Disabilities - While the number of charter schools is growing rapidly, questions have been raised about whether charter schools are appropriately serving students with disabilities. In this report, the Government Accountability Office examines: (1) How do enrollment levels of students with disabilities in charter schools and traditional public schools compare, and what is known about the factors that may contribute to any differences? (2) How do charter schools reach out to students with disabilities and what special education services do charter schools provide? (3) What role do Education, state educational agencies, and other entities that oversee charter schools play in ensuring students with disabilities have access to charter schools? (United States Government Accountability Office, June 2012)...

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