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17 05, 2017

Rights of Students with Disabilities in Charter Schools

2019-10-03T13:19:22-05:00

The key word is public – if a public Texas charter school is not following federal and state special education rules, it would fall to TEA (Texas Education Agency) to enforce them under the dispute resolution processes. Information on the laws and regulations that Texas charter schools must follow is at http://tea.texas.gov/Texas_Schools/Charter_Schools/Charter_Schools_-_Resources/ On December 28, 2016, the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) and the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) released a Guidance Package developed to provide parents and the charter school community with information about the rights of charter school students with disabilities. Students with [...]

Rights of Students with Disabilities in Charter Schools2019-10-03T13:19:22-05:00
27 07, 2016

Guidance from the OCR on the Educational Rights of Students with ADHD

2019-05-30T11:26:41-05:00

On July 26, 2016, the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) issued guidance clarifying the obligation of schools to provide students with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) with equal educational opportunity under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.

Guidance from the OCR on the Educational Rights of Students with ADHD2019-05-30T11:26:41-05:00

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