Several CRPE researchers are presenting at the 2013 annual conference of the American Educational Research Association in San Francisco.
Patrick Denice is a research analyst at the Center on Reinventing Public Education. He is also currently a graduate student in the sociology department at the University of Washington. While at the UW, Patrick has served as a teaching assistant for a sociology course on the public education system in the U.S. Prior to beginning his graduate program at the UW and joining CRPE, Patrick worked as a residence hall director for Georgetown University in Washington, DC. Patrick holds a bachelors degree in sociology, with a minor in Italian, from Boston College, and a masters degree in sociology from the UW.
Assessing the Outcomes of Charter School Students with Special Needs: Research Design Brief
How well do charter schools serve the students with special needs who choose to attend them? Finding the means to answer this question is complicated.
In March 2013, CRPE convened a group...
New York State Special Education Enrollment Analysis
Responding to concerns that charter schools do not provide equal access to students with special needs, advocates in districts, states, and courts across the country have sought to improve such access. Lawsuits and complaints allege that some charter schools...
CRPE Researcher Patrick Denice's study "Does it Pay to Attend a For-Profit College? Horizontal Stratification in Higher Education," is featured in the Chronicle of Higher Ed.
Article features CRPE analysis of New York State charter school enrollment rates of students with special needs.
A fresh examination of special education enrollment patterns in New York State suggests that charter schools may be doing better at enrolling students with special needs than many believe.