The Quest for Equity: Maintaining African American Teachers in Special Education.

@inproceedings{TalbertJohnson2001TheQF,
  title={The Quest for Equity: Maintaining African American Teachers in Special Education.},
  author={Carolyn Talbert-Johnson},
  year={2001}
}
The diminishing number of African American teachers in the field of special education continues to be a pervasive problem in education. Minority children, especially African American children, are subject to the pernicious effects (e.g., inappropriate identification, assessment, and placement) of the misperceptions and attitudes of European American teachers who tend to be discordant with these youth. A review of the existing literature relevant to the disparity between the cultures of… CONTINUE READING