ERIC Number: EJ211892
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: N/A
The Case of Special Education and Minority Misclassification in California.
Richardson, John G.
Educational Research Quarterly, v4 n1 p25-40 Spr 1979
An historical and sociological explanation is presented for the occurrence of overrepresentation of racial minorities in special education classes for mentally retarded school children discovered in the California public schools. (Author/MH)
Descriptors: Black Students, Court Litigation, Elementary Secondary Education, Historical Reviews, Intelligence Tests, Labeling (of Persons), Mild Mental Retardation, Minority Groups, Public Schools, Racial Balance, Racial Discrimination, School Districts, Spanish Americans, Special Education, State Legislation, Testing Problems
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Historical Materials; Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: California