ERIC Number: EJ229133
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1980
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P. v Riles: Legal Perspective.
Bersoff, Donald N.
School Psychology Review, v9 n2 p112-22 Spr 1980
This article presents the background, the history, and the implications of the Larry P. v Riles decisions in 1972 and in 1979 in which a federal district court enjoined California from using any standardized intelligence tests to assess Black children for eligibility for classes of educable mentally retarded. (Author/CTM)
Descriptors: Ability Grouping, Ability Identification, Black Students, Court Litigation, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Government School Relationship, Individual Testing, Intelligence Tests, Labeling (of Persons), Mild Mental Retardation, Racial Composition, Test Bias, Testing Problems
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - General
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Identifiers - Location: California
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Larry P v Riles