ERIC Number: EJ531750
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Identification and Assessment of Students with Disabilities.
Reschly, Daniel J.
Future of Children, v6 n1 p40-53 Spr 1996
Describes current special education identification, classification, and assessment practices, and evaluates them in light of emerging concerns about their reliability, usefulness, and fairness. Alternatives to conventional practices are discussed, and a revised funding system that can yield the dollar figure available to support the special education of a particular student is suggested. (GR)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Classification, Disability Identification, Educational Legislation, Educational Needs, Educational Practices, Elementary Secondary Education, Emotional Disturbances, Ethnic Groups, Federal Legislation, Financial Support, Individualized Programs, Learning Disabilities, Mental Retardation, Public Schools, Severity (of Disability), Special Education
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act