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DISPROPORTIONALITY IN SPECIAL EDUCATION: A PERSISTENT REALITY FOR AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDENTS

@inproceedings{Reid2015DISPROPORTIONALITYIS,
  title={DISPROPORTIONALITY IN SPECIAL EDUCATION: A PERSISTENT REALITY FOR AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDENTS},
  author={D. Reid},
  year={2015}
}
The disproportionate representation of African Americans in special education continues to be a prevalent, disturbing, and heavily debated problem, and possibly the most long-standing issue in the special education field. African American students are overrepresented in three disability categories (emotionally behavioral disorder, intellectual disability, and specific learning disability), all of which are prone to subjective judgment. The current literature indicates the following reasons as… Expand
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