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ERIC Number: EJ390000
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
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The Confirmation Bias in Special Education Eligibility Decisions.
O'Reilly, Carolyn; And Others
School Psychology Review, v18 n1 p126-35 1989
A simulated report of a child referred either for learning disabilities or gifted placement consideration was reviewed by 40 practicing school psychologists. Results indicate that reason for referral resulted in significant levels of bias regarding assessment and recall of the report and classification of the student. (TJH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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