New label no progress: institutional racism and the persistent segregation of Romani students in the Czech Republic

  title={New label no progress: institutional racism and the persistent segregation of Romani students in the Czech Republic},
  author={Laura Cashman},
  journal={Race Ethnicity and Education},
  pages={595 - 608}
  • L. Cashman
  • Published 3 September 2017
  • Sociology
  • Race Ethnicity and Education
Abstract The over-representation of Romani children in special schools in the Czech Republic is well documented and widely condemned. In 2007 the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) found the state guilty of discrimination against Romani children on the basis of disproportionate placement of children in remedial special schools. In 2015 high numbers of Romani children are still being misdiagnosed with special educational needs (SEN) and offered a limited and inappropriate education. This… 
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