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ERIC Number: EJ444509
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
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Abstractor: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1045-988X
Cultural Bias: The Albatross of Assessing Behavior-Disordered Children and Youth.
Reilly, Thomas F.
Preventing School Failure, v36 n1 p50-53 Fall 1991
The decision-making process for determining special education eligibility for students who may have behavior disorders is considered biased because of the subjectivity inherent in the process. Assessment procedures should allow for cultural freedom. Certain minority groups are still vulnerable to discriminatory practices within the field of education. (JDD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
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