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Cooc, North; Yang, Man – Multiple Voices for Ethnically Diverse Exceptional Learners, 2017
Thirty years after the Council for Exceptional Children's first symposium on Asian American youth with disabilities, this study synthesizes research on the key experiences of this population and their families. Results show that most studies focused on the views of Asian American parents, especially their perceptions of and attitudes toward…
Descriptors: Disproportionate Representation, Asian American Students, Children, Disabilities
Naik, Manish; Yorkman, Michell; Casserly, Michael – Council of the Great City Schools, 2010
President Obama signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (the Recovery Act or ARRA) into law on February 17, 2009. This federal stimulus package provided an unprecedented infusion of new education aid for the nation's schools--more than $100 billion. To determine how the unprecedented federal infusion of education funding was…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, School Districts, Educational Technology, Federal Programs
Conchas, Gilberto Q., Ed.; Hinga, Briana M., Ed.; Abad, Miguel N., Ed.; Gutierrez, Kris D., Ed. – Routledge Research in Education, 2019
"The Complex Web of Inequality in North American Schools" analyzes and challenges the critical gaps and inequalities that persist in the American school system. Showing how historical biases have been inherited in current polices relating to non-dominant youth, the text calls for educational reforms that perform in the name of social…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Equal Education, Educational Change, Social Justice
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Chiang, Linda H.; Hadadian, Azar – International Journal of Special Education, 2007
Cultural characteristics impact on parents' attitudes and perceptions toward children with disabilities. Therefore the unique family background could create a challenge for service providers. Professional who works with children with disabilities need information from families in order to provide effective intervention (Parette, Summer 2004). The…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Chinese Americans, Asians, Cultural Influences
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Sullivan, Amanda L. – School Psychology Review, 2013
This study examined prevalence and relative risk of school-based autism identification by race, and the relations of each to state characteristics. The sample was drawn from general and special education enrollment data for students ages--21 in 46 states during the 2008-2009 academic year. The results show that 1 in 228 students nationwide was…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Clinical Diagnosis, Incidence
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Morrier, Michael J.; Hess, Kristen L. – Journal of Special Education, 2012
This study investigates ethnic differences for 295,945 children and youth with an autism eligibility reported to the U.S. Department of Education (USDOE) by 49 states plus the District of Columbia. Data analyses used relative difference, risk index, and risk ratio (RR). Results indicate that 80% of states report underrepresentation across…
Descriptors: Eligibility, Autism, Disproportionate Representation, Disability Identification
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Morrier, Michael J.; Gallagher, Peggy A. – Journal of Special Education, 2012
More than 67,000 preschoolers with disabilities across five states were examined for disproportionate special education eligibilities using risk ratios (RRs). Results indicated children classified as American Indian (RR = 2.25) and Black (RR = 1.64) were disproportionate in one state, whereas children classified as Asian, Hispanic, and White…
Descriptors: Special Education, Developmental Delays, American Indians, Language Impairments
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Marks, Susan Unok; Kurth, Jennifer – Journal of the International Association of Special Education, 2013
The purpose of this article is to examine the disproportionality among racial/ethnic groups and states for the disability category of "Autism" as reported to the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP). Over the past decade, a variety of sources indicated a dramatic increase in the number of students…
Descriptors: Autism, Ethnic Groups, Special Education, State Surveys
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McFarland, Joel; Hussar, Bill; de Brey, Cristobal; Snyder, Tom; Wang, Xiaolei; Wilkinson-Flicker, Sidney; Gebrekristos, Semhar; Zhang, Jijun; Rathbun, Amy; Barmer, Amy; Bullock Mann, Farrah; Hinz, Serena – National Center for Education Statistics, 2017
"The Condition of Education 2017" is a congressionally mandated annual report summarizing the latest data on education in the United States. This report is designed to help policymakers and the public monitor educational progress. This year's report includes 50 indicators on topics ranging from prekindergarten through postsecondary…
Descriptors: Educational Indicators, Preschool Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Postsecondary Education
US Department of Education, 2007
This 2005 Annual Report to Congress has two volumes. This volume consists of tables that also were compiled from data provided by the states. Such data are required under the law. In fact, collection and analysis of these data are the primary means by which the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) monitors activities under the…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Public Education, Special Needs Students, Federal Legislation