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Within-Group Diversity in Minority Disproportionate Representation: English Language Learners in Urban School Districts
A weakness of research on minority placement in special education is the tendency to overestimate the homogeneity of populations by failing to disaggregate factors such as language proficiency or toExpand
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Special Education's Changing Identity: Paradoxes and Dilemmas in Views of Culture and Space.
In this article, Alfredo Artiles identifies "paradoxes and dilemmas" faced by special education researchers and practitioners who are seeking to create socially just education systems in a democraticExpand
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Overrepresentation of Minority Students in Special Education
Approximately 25 years ago, Lloyd Dunn (1968) and Evelyn Deno (1970) provided us with analyses regarding the problems and pitfalls of special education. One of the primary areas of focus was theExpand
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Toward an Interdisciplinary Understanding of Educational Equity and Difference
The author argues for an interdisciplinary perspective to study the complexities of educational equity and transcend the limits of previous research. He focuses on the racialization of disability asExpand
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Justifying and Explaining Disproportionality, 1968–2008: A Critique of Underlying Views of Culture
Special education has made considerable advances in research, policy, and practice in its short history. However, students from historically underserved groups continue to be disproportionatelyExpand
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Addressing the Disproportionate Representation of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students in Special Education through Culturally Responsive Educational Systems
In this article, we present a conceptual framework for addressing the disproportionate representation of culturally and linguistically diverse students in special education. The cornerstone of ourExpand
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The Dilemma of Difference
A critical aspect underlying the disproportionate representation debate is the dilemma of human difference. I briefly describe this dilemma and analyze three unstated assumptions about differenceExpand
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English Language Learners Who Struggle With Reading
We review empirical research on English language learners (ELLs) who struggle with reading and who may have learning disabilities (LD). We sought to determine research indicators that can help usExpand
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A Decade of Professional Development Research for Inclusive Education
We reviewed the research on professional development (PD) for inclusive education between 2000 and 2009 to answer three questions: (a) How is inclusive education defined in PD research? (b) How is PDExpand
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Over-Identification of Students of Color in Special Education: A Critical Overview
The purpose of this article is to present an overview of the overrepresentation of students of color in special education programs. For this purpose, we outline background history on the problem andExpand
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