ERIC Number: EJ353523
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
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A Comparison of Regression and Standard Score Discrepancy Methods for Learning Disabilities Identification: Effects on Racial Representation.
Braden, Jeffery P.
Journal of School Psychology, v25 n1 p23-29 Spr 1987
Showed that the standard score difference method for determining intelligence quotient achievement discrepencies produced disproportionate racial representation, whereas the regression method produced proportionate racial representation in Learning Disabilities (LD) classes. Demonstrated advantages in measurement of discrepancies, LD program planning, and conformity with constitutional guarantees of equal protection under the law. (Author/ABB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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