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ERIC Number: EJ556881
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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Reference Count: 0
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ISSN: ISSN-0192-6365
Avoiding the Special Education Trap for Conduct Disordered Students.
Murray, Barbara A.; Myers, Mary Alice
NASSP Bulletin, v82 n594 p65-73 Jan 1998
School personnel often misclassify a conduct-disordered student as severely emotionally disturbed, following a serious offense. Educators must remember, however, that mislabeling a child to obtain services, prevent expulsion, or remove the child to a special classroom is both inappropriate and unethical. Legal language should be clarified, and schools need to develop alternative programs for delinquent and socially maladjusted students. (17 references) (MLH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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