Racial Inequity in Special Education

ISBN-10: 1891792040

ISBN-13: 9781891792045

Edition: 2002

Authors: Daniel J. Losen, Gary Orfield

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An illuminating account of a widespread problem that has received little attention, Racial Inequity in Education sets the stage for a more fruitful discussion about special education and racial justice.
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List price: $28.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Harvard Education Publishing Group (HEPG)
Publication date: 1/1/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Daniel J. Losen  is a former lecturer at Harvard Law School and a senior education law and policy associate at The Civil Rights Project/ Projecto Derechos Civiles at UCLA.

Introduction: Racial Inequity in Special Education
Community and School Predictors of Overrepresentation of Minority Children in Special Education
Racial Disparities in the Identification, Funding, and Provision of Special Education
Double Jeopardy: An Exploration of Restrictiveness and Race in Special Education
Of Rocks and Soft Places: Using Qualitative Methods to Investigate Disproportionality
Schools Make a Difference: The Overrepresentation of African American Youth in Special Education and the Juvenile Justice System
English-Language Learner Representation in Special Education in California Urban School Districts
Disability, Race, and High-Stakes Testing of Students
Legal Challenges to Inappropriate and Inadequate Special Education for Minority Children
Evaluating the Office for Civil Rights' Minority and Special Education Project
IDEA and Disproportionality: Federal Enforcement, Effective Advocacy, and Strategies for Change
Ending Segregation of Chicago's Students with Disabilities: Implications of the Corey H. Lawsuit
About the Contributors
Name Index
Subject Index
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