NC 1502-10 Treatment of Charter Schools and Their Students
(a) Rights of children with disabilities. Children with disabilities who attend public charter schools and their parents retain all rights under these Policies.
(b) Public charter schools that are LEAs. Public charter schools are LEAs, consistent with NC 1500-2.20, and receive funding under NC 1506-1.6; therefore, charter schools are responsible for ensuring that the requirements of these Policies are met.
What is Special Education?
NC 1500-2.34 Special Education
Special education means specially designed instruction, at no cost to the parents, to meet the unique needs of a child with a disability, including (i) instruction conducted in the classroom, in the home, in hospitals and institutions, and in other settings; and (ii) Instruction in physical education.
Specially designed instruction means adapting, as appropriate, to the needs of an eligible child under the Policies Governing Services for Children with Disabilities, the content, methodology, or delivery of instruction--
(i) To address the unique needs of the child that result from the child's disability; and (ii) to ensure access of the child to the general curriculum, so that he or she can meet the educational standards within the jurisdiction of the public agency that apply to all children.