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ERIC Number: EJ1122523
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Sep
Pages: 21
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-2194-654X
African American Learners in Special Education: A Closer Look at Milwaukee
Obiakor, Festus E.; Harris, Mateba K.; Offor, MaxMary T.; Beachum, Floyd D.
Multicultural Learning and Teaching, v5 n2 p28-48 Sep 2010
Problems facing African American students with special needs are numerous and complex. Although processes and procedures are in place to properly serve these students, far too many become ensnared in webs of bureaucracy and benign neglect. This article examines African American students? experiences with special education in Milwaukee Public Schools. In addition, it provides recommendations for teachers and administrators willing to deconstruct the negative impact of inadequate educational programming for these students.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
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Identifiers - Location: Wisconsin (Milwaukee)
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act 2004
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children; Stanford Binet Intelligence Scale; Wechsler Preschool and Primary Scale of Intelligence; Woodcock Johnson Tests of Achievement
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