ERIC Number: EJ556613
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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Variables Influencing Teachers' Decisions to Refer Children for School Psychological Assessment Services.
Andrews, Ted J.; Wisniewski, Jack J.; Mulick, James A.
Psychology in the Schools, v34 n3 p239-44 Jul 1997
Examined variables influencing teacher referrals regarding children suspected of having developmental or behavioral problems. Results indicate that younger children were not referred at a disproportionate rate, as compared to their older classmates. African American children were referred at a disproportionate rate for developmental handicap services when compared to Caucasian children. (RJM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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