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ERIC Number: EJ630953
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0938-8982
A Comparison of Eligibility Criteria and Their Impact on Minority Representation in LD Programs.
Colarusso, Ronald P.; Keel, Marie C.; Dangel, Harry L.
Learning Disabilities: Research & Practice, v16 n1 p1-7 Feb 2001
A review of 6,036 learning disabilities eligibility reports found the application of a regression equation to a standard score formula and the use of two different low-achievement cut-off criteria significantly increased the number of eligible white and African-American students, but neither alternative equalized the proportion of white to African-American students. (Contains references.) (Author/CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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