ERIC Number: EJ928115
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-May
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 38
Empirical Research on Ethnic Minority Students: 1995-2009
Vasquez, Eleazar, III; Lopez, Angel; Straub, Carrie; Powell, Selma; McKinney, Tracy; Walker, Zachary; Gonzalez, Tiphanie; Slocum, Timothy A.; Mason, Lee; Okeeffe, Breda V.; Bedesem, Pena L.
Learning Disabilities Research & Practice, v26 n2 p84-93 May 2011
Ethnic minority disproportionality has been a topic of extensive discussion and research for many years. In 1997, Artiles, Trent, and Kuan conducted a seminal review of the special education research literature to identify how often researchers report and disaggregate data in ways that would support conclusions about specific ethnic minority groups. These authors found alarmingly low rates of publication on identifiable minority groups. The purpose of this review is to replicate the work of Artiles et al. and extend this literature analysis to the subsequent 15-year period (1995-2009). We found increases in the proportion of articles reporting ethnic minority information 15 years following the Artiles et al. publication. Discussion focuses on the gap in our knowledge of evidence-based practices for ethnic minority students in special education.
Descriptors: Evidence, Minority Groups, Special Education, Literature Reviews, Ethnic Groups, Research Methodology, Journal Articles
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Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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