ERIC Number: EJ511151
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: 0
The Disproportionate Placement of African American Males in Special Education Programs: A Critique of the Process.
Harry, Beth; Anderson, Mary G.
Journal of Negro Education, v63 n4 p602-19 Fall 1994
Focuses on the issues related to the student classification process and the disproportionate placement of black males in special education programs. The meaning and implications of the following classifications are discussed: educable mental retardation, serious emotional disturbance, specific learning disability, speech impairment, and trainable mental retardation. Recommendations are offered to ameliorate the adverse situations of disproportionate placement. (GR)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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