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ERIC Number: EJ429885
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
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Assessment Concerns: A Study of Cultural Differences, Teacher Concepts, and Inappropriate Labeling.
Jacobs, Lila
Teacher Education and Special Education, v14 n1 p43-48 Win 1991
An ethnographic study is reported using participant and nonparticipant observations, interviews, and analysis of school files on 77 Hmong students to probe factors affecting tendencies to incorrectly label Hmong students as learning disabled. Case studies are discussed in the context of Hmong history, refugees' experiences, and language factors. (Author/PB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
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