ERIC Number: EJ566289
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
The Disproportionate Representation of Minority Students in Special Education: Responding to the Problem.
Valles, Eugene C.
Journal of Special Education, v32 n1 p52-54 Spr 1998
Identifies specific content that teacher trainers in special and general education should consider incorporating into preservice training programs in an effort to address the over- and underrepresentation of culturally and linguistically diverse students in special education programs. The fields of multicultural education and bilingual education are seen to offer effective practices and programs for diverse special-needs learners. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Disabilities, Disproportionate Representation, Educational Practices, Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Effectiveness, Minority Groups, Multicultural Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Regular and Special Education Relationship, Special Education, Student Placement, Teacher Education
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.