ERIC Number: EJ593128
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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Confronting Myths about Teaching Black Children: A Challenge for Teacher Educators.
Bondy, Elizabeth; Ross, Dorene D.
Teacher Education and Special Education, v21 n4 p241-54 Fall 1998
Presents six myths about black children that may contribute to their overrepresentation in special education. The myths include the following: (1) poor black students' parents don't care about education; (2) poor black students fail because they are unmotivated and uncooperative; (3) black students fail because they have had few literacy experiences; and (4) teachers should be color blind. (DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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