ERIC Number: EJ447285
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
Bias in Cognitive Assessment: Implications for Future Litigation and Professional Practices.
Reschly, Daniel J.
Diagnostique, v17 n1 p86-90 Fall 1991
Future special education placement bias litigation can be prevented if special education and related services programs meet certain principles of responsibility, including ensuring the development of effective interventions in regular education, using assessment procedures that are oriented toward intervention rather than student classification, and applying effective principles of behavior change and instructional design. (Author/JDD)
Descriptors: Cognitive Tests, Court Litigation, Disabilities, Educational Diagnosis, Educational Practices, Educational Responsibility, Elementary Secondary Education, Futures (of Society), Handicap Identification, Instructional Design, Instructional Effectiveness, Intelligence Tests, Intervention, Student Evaluation, Student Placement, Test Bias
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme Issue: Bias in Cognitive Assessment.