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Title Racial inequity in special education / edited by Daniel J. Losen, Gary Orfield ; foreword by Senator James M. Jeffords.

Publication Info. Cambridge, MA : Civil Rights Project, Harvard University : Harvard Education Press, [2002]


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  371.9 R121R    Check Shelf
Description xxxvii, 298 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Foreword / James M. Jeffords -- Racial inequity in special education / Daniel J. Losen, Gary Orfield -- Community and school predictors of overrepresentation of minority children in special education / Donald P. Oswald, Martha J. Coutinho, Al M. Best -- Racial disparities in the identification, funding, and provision of special education / Thomas Parrish -- Double jeopardy : an exploration of restrictiveness and race in special education / Edward Garcia Fierros, James W. Conroy -- Of rocks and soft places : using qualitative methods to investigate disproportionality / Beth Harry, Janette K. Klingner, Keith M. Sturges, Robert F. Moore -- Schools make a difference : the overrepresentation of African American youth in special education and the juvenile justice system / David Osher, Darren Woodruff, Anthony E. Sims -- English-language learner representation in special education in California urban school districts / Alfredo J. Artiles, Robert Rueda, Jesús José Salazar, Inacio Higareda -- Disability, race, and high-stakes testing of students / Jay P. Heubert -- Legal challenges to inappropriate and inadequate special education for minority children / Daniel J. Losen, Kevin G. Welner -- Evaluating the Office for Civil Rights' Minority and Special Education Project / Theresa Glennon -- IDEA and disproportionality : federal enforcement, effective advocacy, and strategies for change / Thomas Hehir -- Ending segregation of Chicago's students with disabilities : implications of the Corey H. lawsuit / Sharon Weitzman Soltman, Donald R. Moore.
Subject Special education -- Social aspects -- United States.
Discrimination in education -- United States.
Minorities -- Education -- United States.
Added Author Losen, Daniel J.
Orfield, Gary.
Civil Rights Project (Harvard University)
ISBN 1891792040 paperback
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