ERIC Number: EJ566286
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
Minority Students in Gifted and Special Education Programs: The Case for Educational Equity.
Daniels, Vera I.
Journal of Special Education, v32 n1 p41-43 Spr 1998
Addresses variables affecting disproportionate minority representation in gifted and special-education programs including the definition of ethnicity, disability categories, and special education knowledge producers. An historical research synthesis to provide an in-depth chronology of past reform efforts, current trends, proposed solutions, legislation and litigation, and statistical outcomes for various minority groups is urged. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Classification, Court Litigation, Definitions, Disabilities, Disproportionate Representation, Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Legislation, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Ethnic Groups, Minority Groups, Special Education, Statistical Analysis
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special Section: Disproportional Representation of Minority Students in Special Education.