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Report: Data analysis workbook: Racial and ethnic disproportionality in special education

Report » Data analysis workbook: Racial and ethnic disproportionality in special education

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Categories

DATA, state, EQUITY, disproportionality

Areas

DISTRICT:inclusive leadership for equity and outcomes, SCHOOL:governance and leadership for equity

Authors

Edward Fergus, Roey Ahram

Published

2006, 9/3/2009

Publisher

Metropolitan Center for Urban Education, Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, New York University.

Abstract

“The purpose of this manual is to provide disrtrict/school personnel an overview of how to analyze special education and general education enrollment data in order to identify rates of disproportionality in special education classification and placement. The manual is divided into three levels: (a) general; (b) by race/ethnicity; and (c) by disability type, placement, and race/gender/ethnicity. Each level outlines the core questions that should be answered by the data, as well as the different layers of interpretation that could be deduced from the data charts.”

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