Disproportionality in Special Education Identification and Placement of English Language Learners

  title={Disproportionality in Special Education Identification and Placement of English Language Learners},
  author={Amanda L. Sullivan},
  journal={Exceptional Children},
  pages={317 - 334}
This study explored the extent of disproportionality in the identification and placement of culturally and linguistically diverse students identified as English language learners in special education. Descriptive statistics and regression analyses examined patterns and predictors of identification and placement in special education among English learners throughout the state relative to their White peers. The results indicate that these students are increasingly likely to be identified as… 

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