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Document Number: 4703

Racial Inequity in Special Education: Executive Summary for Federal Policymakers - In most states, African-American children are identified for special education at one and a half to four times the rate of white children in the disability categories of mental retardation and emotional disturbance, according to the authors. Aimed at policymakers, this executive summary provides a brief overview of the findings discussed in the book. See this information on how to order this book. (The Civil Rights Project at Harvard University and the Harvard Education Press, 2002)...


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