Special EducationInformation regarding Special Education compliance and issues facing charter schools.
Applying Federal Civil Rights Laws to Public Charter Schools: Questions and Answers [http://www.ed.gov/offices/OCR/archives/pdf/charter.pdf] (PDF)
Answers to civil rights-related questions that charter school developers and operators have raised.
Special Education - Procedural Safeguards Referral Service [http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/se/qa/index.asp]
Compliance or program questions regarding Special Education can now be made directly to the California Department of Education's Special Education Division by calling 800-926-0648.
Practices for Working with Charter Schools & Children with Disabilities Attending the Charter Schools May-00 [http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/cs/lr/spedmemo4csmay00.asp]
Clarification on the responsibility of a local education agency (LEA) and a special education local plan area (SELPA) regarding the participation of charter schools in special education local plans.