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ERIC Number: EJ310981
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
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Minority Overrepresentation in Special Education: A Functional Assessment Perspective.
Maheady, Larry; And Others
Special Services in the Schools, v1 n2 p5-19 Win 1984
Discusses the problem of minority overrepresentation in special education and suggests that many academic difficulties may result from deficiencies in students' learning environments. Presents procedures for examining and ruling out such probabilities before beginning a comprehensive evaluation of the learner. Proposes a functional assessment perspective and considers obstacles to its implementation. (KH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - General
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Language: English
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