Charters show improvement in special education, study finds

06/26/2013 | Disability Scoop

A recent study found that students with disabilities attending charter schools posted higher scores in math than peers attending traditional schools. Scores in reading were about the same, according to the report. "The results reveal that the charter school sector is getting better on average and that charter schools are benefiting low-income, disadvantaged and special education students," said Margaret Raymond, director of the Center for Research on Education Outcomes at Stanford University, which produced the analysis.

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