Unintended Segregation in Schools of Last Resort

Published by EducationNews.org — Charter schools can be great for the kids who get in, but what about the kids who don’t? An odd clatter of wheelchairs and colorful walking supports accompanies a little convoy of physically-challenged middle-school students heading to lunch.  Blind kids find their way using sticks with tennis balls on the end.  Others, quiteContinue reading “Unintended Segregation in Schools of Last Resort”

Charter Educates All Kids, Incl. Special Needs

Published by EducationNews.org — Blackstone Valley Prep Mayoral Academy in Rhode Island has excelled at using Response to Intervention (RTI) to serve students who need the most help. Someone, not sure who, filled out an application to win Anna a kindergarten seat at theBlackstone Valley Prep Mayoral Academy (BVP), a charter school in Cumberland, Rhode Island.  SurvivalContinue reading “Charter Educates All Kids, Incl. Special Needs”