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ERIC Number: EJ626319
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0031-7217
Sorting Out Which Students Have Learning Disabilities.
Zirkel, Perry A.
Phi Delta Kappan, v82 n8 p639-41 Apr 2001
Compared to students from affluent public and prep schools, few inner-city students receive extra time or other accommodations when taking high-stakes tests. The growth in "false positives" among affluent youth may partly stem from nonspecific definitions under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. Fairness is being undermined. (MLH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act