Achieving Equity in Special Education: History, Status, and Current Challenges

@article{Skiba2008AchievingEI,
  title={Achieving Equity in Special Education: History, Status, and Current Challenges},
  author={Russell J. Skiba and Ada B. Simmons and S. Ritter and A. C. Gibb and M. Rausch and Jason Cuadrado and C. Chung},
  journal={Exceptional Children},
  year={2008},
  volume={74},
  pages={264 - 288}
}
  • Russell J. Skiba, Ada B. Simmons, +4 authors C. Chung
  • Published 2008
  • Sociology
  • Exceptional Children
  • Among the most-longstanding and intransigent issues in the field, the disproportionate representation of minority students in special education programs has its roots in a long history of educational segregation and discrimination. Although national estimates of disproportionality have been consistent over time, state and local estimates may show varying patterns of disproportionality. A number of factors may contribute to disproportionality, including test bias, poverty, special education… CONTINUE READING
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