ERIC Number: EJ678728
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2003
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Trends in the Special Education Identification Rates of Boys and Girls: A Call for Research and Change.
Oswald, Donald P.; Best, Al M.; Coutinho, Martha J.; Nagle, Heather A. L.
Exceptionality, v11 n4 p223-37 2003
This paper presents nationally representative information about the extent of disproportionate gender representation in special education for the disability conditions of learning disabilities, mental retardation, and emotional disturbance. Recommendations are made for research to elucidate the basis for differences, improved data collection and reporting by gender, and changes in practice. (Contains references.) (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Opinion Papers
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Audience: Practitioners; Researchers
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