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ERIC Number: EJ260911
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1982-Jan
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Reassessing the Large Number of Black Children in Special Education Classes: A Challenge for the 80's.
Mercer, Mary M.
Negro Educational Review, v33 n1 p28-33 Jan 1982
Studies by the Stanford Research Institute indicate that poor Black children were 3.5 times more likely to be identified by teachers as mentally retarded than their White counterparts. Biased intelligence tests should not be used for placement, and lawsuits should be filed against their use throughout America where there is a demonstrated need. (JCD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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