ERIC Number: ED243254
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
Minority Students & Special Education: The Issues of Placement and Proportion. Model Programs and Practical Approaches. Spring Conference.
Williams, Idola J., Ed.; Goodale, Ronda, Ed.
The second of two documents on issues concerned with limited English speaking students in Massachusetts special education programs, this report presents proceedings from a 1982 conference. Sixteen presentations are summarized and results of participants' evaluations on six-item questionnaires are included. Topics covered in the workshop sessions included the following: the parent's advocacy role under Massachusetts' special education law, unbiased instruments appropriate for minority students, legal ramifications for monitoring appropriate placement of minorities in special education, non-discriminatory kindergarten screening, reality therapy, legal ramifications of section 504 of The Rehabilitation Act of 1973, discipline, management information systems, attitudinal and systemic barriers, psychological assessment, and a prereferral model with parent involvement. (CL)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Boston Public Schools, MA. Dept. of Student Support Services.; Massachusetts State Dept. of Education, Boston.
Note: For a related document, see EC 162 157.