504 Plans


Federal law and regulations require a “free appropriate public education” (“FAPE”) to each qualified student with a disability, regardless of the nature or severity of the disability. According to the website for the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights, “Under Section 504, FAPE consists of the provision of regular or special education and related aids and services designed to meet the student’s individual educational needs as adequately as the needs of nondisabled students are met.” Learn more about submitting a complaint visit the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of

Academic Framework


Through its academic framework, the Board communicates its expectations for ensuring that all charter holders in its portfolio are providing a learning environment where measurable improvement in pupil achievement can be demonstrated. The academic framework uses multiple measures to annually evaluate whether the students at each of the charter holder’s schools are making adequate growth and achieving proficiency. The academic framework also describes how the Board utilizes information concerning a charter holder’s performance and the Board’s academic interventions for charter holders who do