Lauren Morando Rhim

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Co-founder and Executive Director, National Center for Special Education in Charter Schools

Norwich, Vermont

Lauren Morando Rhim is a researcher, consultant, and advocate for children. She co-founded and serves as executive director of the National Center for Special Education in Charter Schools, which advocates for students with disabilities in the charter sector through focus on collaboration, policy advocacy, technical assistance, and research.

Rhim has a Ph.D. in education policy from the University of Maryland and has published extensively about school reform and specifically, issues related to equity in the charter sector. She regularly consults with federal, state and local policy leaders as well as practitioners.

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Posted June 16, 2016

Standing Up for Responsible Discipline in Public Charter Schools

This week, the National Center for Special Education in Charter Schools (NCSECS) released a joint statement from a coalition of…

By Paul O’Neill, Lauren Morando Rhim

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Posted Aug. 15, 2017

Everyone Is Entitled to an Opinion on Charter Schools But Parents Deserve the Final Say

Over the last year we’ve seen the NAACP come out forcefully against charter schools. We’ve seen the Trump administration support choice in ways that have…

By Lane Wright

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Posted Aug. 15, 2017

Every Book You Teach Is a Political Choice. Make It a Step Towards Social Justice.

At NNSTOY’s (National Network of State Teachers of the Year) conference last July, civil rights educator Sharif El-Mekki delivered a moving presentation that ended with…

By Topher Kandik

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Posted Aug. 14, 2017

Sure, You Hate Trump, But Can You Tell Your Students That?

Is it OK to hate the president? Yes. Is it OK to hate the president from the front of the classroom? That’s harder. As teachers…

By Tom Rademacher

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