Out of the Mainstream: Black students likelier to be put in special ed than whites, data show

Number 21429
Subject Education
Source Dallas Morning News
State TX
Year 1991
Publication Date 9/29/1991
Summary This article shows how, both nationally and in Dallas, minority students are more likely than white students to end up in Special Education classes. "Many teachers and principals say special education helps disadvantaged children catch up with their peers. But some parents and civil rights leaders say minority children get separated from the mainstream and often do not return." This articles examines the numbers and then looks at possible reasons for the discrepancy.
Category General
Pages 8
Keywords education;discrimination;racial discrimination;prejudice
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