ERIC Number: EJ479388
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: 0
Special Education in Urban America: It's Not Justifiable for Many.
Gottlieb, Jay; And Others
Journal of Special Education, v27 n4 p453-65 Win 1994
This paper reviews current practices in urban school districts, concluding that for inner-city children, special education referral, evaluation, and placement practices are not more effective now than 25 years ago. The characteristics and needs of inner-city special education youngsters and the difficult options facing school administrators are discussed. (Author/JDD)
Descriptors: Disabilities, Disability Identification, Economically Disadvantaged, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education, Inner City, Minority Group Children, Program Effectiveness, Referral, Special Education, Student Characteristics, Student Evaluation, Student Needs, Student Placement, Urban Education
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special Issue: Theory and Practice of Special Education: Taking Stock a Quarter Century after Deno and Dunn.