How Special Education is Paid for in Charter Schools and Why That Method is Flawed

Keystone Center for Charter Change (YouTube video runtime – 4:25)

The Keystone Center for Charter Change explains why Pennsylvania’s charter school funding formula for special education is unbalanced and unfair. Under the formula, charter school tuition is paid by the sending school district based on its own expenses for special education and not on what the charter school spends to educate its students with disabilities.