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Read Response to "Charter Schools May Affect Quality of Education for Disabled Students"From: In the News.Published June 20, 2014.Last Modified June 20, 2014.
Gina Plate, CCSA Senior Special Education Advisor, Elected Chair of Statewide Advisory Commission on Special Education
Gina Plate named Chair of California Advisory Commission on Special Education.From: In the News.Published May 9, 2014.Last Modified May 9, 2014.
On March 6, 2014, Ed Source posted an article "Special education needs a 'do-over,' state panel told." Read CCSA's response to this post.From: In the News.Published March 10, 2014.Last Modified March 10, 2014.
On November 27, 2013, the East Bay Express published an opinion piece, "Oakland Needs a Moratorium on Charter Schools." CCSA wrote the following response.From: In the News.Published December 2, 2013.Last Modified December 2, 2013.
San Diego Cooperative Charter School places a high value on the full inclusion of all students, including those eligible for special education services. However, they had challenges and frustrations with the structure for special education delivery. Learn how they worked with others to create a new option and how it has benefited their school community.From: In the News.Published October 28, 2013.Last Modified October 28, 2013.
Gina Plate, CCSA's Senior Advisor for Special Education and Vice President of California's Advisory Commission on Special Education (ACSE), recently had the pleasure of joining a three-day bus tour coordinated by Senator Carol Liu (52nd District - Pasadena) featuring community schools. She shared this report from the field.From: In the News.Published October 21, 2013.Last Modified October 21, 2013.
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In January 2011, the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) Board of Education voted unanimously to restructure the existing Special Education Local Plan Area (SELPA) to provide charter schools a new option with full responsibility, flexibility and autonomy for serving students with disabilities.From: In the News.Published June 26, 2013.Last Modified August 8, 2013.
In the past, students with special needs were separated from their classmates and pushed into separate classes and schools. Over the past decade, educators have moved from exclusion towards inclusion. But how do you design a school program to support that approach? In 2010, PUC Schools piloted a new model - see their successes to date and what they've learned.From: In the News.Published June 17, 2013.Last Modified June 17, 2013.
Did you know that CCSA has over 50 online resources dedicated to special education?You will find an array of resource guides, fact sheets and online training videos covering a wide range of special education topics.From: In the News.Published May 30, 2013.Last Modified June 25, 2013.
CCSA's special education team has recently had the pleasure of learning about the Da Vinci Charter Academy's program. In the 9th year of operation, the school achieves tremendous success with unique populations through a project-based learning approach to instruction.From: In the News.Published April 2, 2013.Last Modified April 2, 2013.
"Shelby is 13 and she's in 6th grade, and up until last year, she was never in any grade," says her mom. Thanks to Aspire Alexander Twilight College Preparatory Academy, that's no longer the case.From: In the News.Published October 18, 2012.Last Modified July 17, 2013.
Over 300 charter school educators came together for a Special Education Summit hosted by Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) on Aug. 2.From: In the News.Published August 9, 2012.Last Modified August 9, 2012.
Review of top charter school news headlines in California for the week ending on July 20, 2012.From: In the News.Published July 20, 2012.Last Modified July 20, 2012.
Special education advocacy is a priority for CCSA and we strive to raise awareness about special education issues. See how one charter teacher moved special education "out of the bungalows and into the spotlight" at her school.From: In the News.Published July 10, 2012.Last Modified July 12, 2012.
In addition to allowing your school to explore alternative special education arrangements, submitting a letter of intent to exit your Special Education Local Plan Area (SELPA) can serve as a valuable bargaining tool with your authorizer.From: In the News.Published June 20, 2012.Last Modified June 26, 2012.
Port of Los Angeles High School (POLAHS) received a $20,000 grant from The Crail Johnson Foundation last month - an award that will directly benefit the nearly 10% of POLAHS' population that is identified as intellectually or developmentally disabled.From: In the News.Published June 4, 2012.Last Modified June 4, 2012.
You have a tight budget and kids with a lot of social and emotional needs. So what do you do to make sure students get the support they need?From: In the News.Published April 26, 2012.Last Modified March 18, 2013.
"What's exciting about working in special education at Aspire is that we're able to enact IDEA in the way it was written with the idea of education as a civil right...We were able to be flexible and change our programs based on the needs of the students."From: In the News.Published April 18, 2012.Last Modified March 18, 2013.
The special education strand at the 19th Annual California Charter Schools Conference will take on all of the latest issues facing special education leaders. Our sessions take in a wide range of topics from instruction and budgeting to SELPA status.From: In the News.Published February 9, 2012.Last Modified February 9, 2012.
This November, the State Board of Education (SBE) unanimously approved the Sonoma County Charter Special Education Local Planning Area (SELPA), a charter-only SELPA which will help improve special education service delivery to students attending charter schools throughout the state. This new SELPA offers more options to charter schools by giving charters the ability to have autonomy over their special education operations.From: In the News.Published December 14, 2011.Last Modified December 13, 2011.
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