ERIC Number: EJ591274
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Eligibility Criteria for Learning Disabilities: An Administrative Case Study.
Obringer, S. John; Coffey, Kenneth M.
Diagnostique, v23 n2 p77-86 Win 1997
A study investigated the effects of a more restrictive standard discrepancy model (SDM) on the learning-disability placement patterns of 4,100 students in Mississippi. Limiting eligibility to students who had achievement scores 1 1/2 standard deviations below their Full Scale IQ scores reduced eligible students from 124 to 36. (CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: Mississippi