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Are There Racial Imbalances In Special Education?

Wednesday, October 21, 2015   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Denise Marshall
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Huffington Post Live with Marc Lamont HIll

Originally aired on July 24, 2015 - 

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More than six million children receive special education in American schools. Despite the long-held belief that minorities were overrepresented in this group, a new report found the opposite. Are there racial imbalances in special education?

Guests:

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    Donna Ford Ph.D.  (Nashville, TN)Professor of Education and Human Development at Vanderbilt University
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    Daniel Losen  (Lexington, MA)Director of the Center for Civil Rights Remedies at CRP at UCLA
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    Denise Marshall  (Towson, MD)Executive Director, Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates, Inc.



 

More than six million children receive special education in American schools. Despite the long-held belief that minorities were overrepresented in this group, a new report found the opposite. Are there racial imbalances in special education?
More than six million children receive special education in American schools. Despite the long-held belief that minorities were overrepresented in this group, a new report found the opposite. Are there racial imbalances in special education?
More than six million children receive special education in American schools. Despite the long-held belief that minorities were overrepresented in this group, a new report found the opposite. Are there racial imbalances in special education?
More than six million children receive special education in American schools. Despite the long-held belief that minorities were overrepresented in this group, a new report found the opposite. Are there racial imbalances in special education?
More than six million children receive special education in American schools. Despite the long-held belief that minorities were overrepresented in this group, a new report found the opposite. Are there racial imbalances in special education?
More than six million children receive special education in American schools. Despite the long-held belief that minorities were overrepresented in this group, a new report found the opposite. Are there racial imbalances in special education?
More than six million children receive special education in American schools. Despite the long-held belief that minorities were overrepresented in this group, a new report found the opposite. Are there racial imbalances in special education?

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