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ERIC Number: EJ522337
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1995
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Why Is There an Overrepresentation of African Americans in Special Education Classes?
Keulen, Jean E. van
College of Education Review, v7 p76-88 1995
Discusses how cultural differences contribute to overrepresentation of African Americans in special education, examining European American cultural expectations that clash with those of African Americans. Factors contributing to overrepresentation include cultural discontinuity and prejudicial practices among African American students and European American administrators, teachers, classrooms, curricula, and teaching and assessment practices. (Author/SM)
Publication Type: Reports - General; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: California