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- 1/24/09 - Alfredo Artiles, Beth Harry, Equity Alliance at ASU
Do bias or inappropriate practice play a role in the placement of culturally and linguistically diverse students in special education? Is the representation of low-income students in special education programs larger than their representation in the school population at your child’s school? If the answers to these questions are yes, it is possible your child’s school may be facing a problem that is called “overrepresentation” in its special education programs. This paper is one of...
- 1/5/09 - National Institute for Urban School Improvement, , Equity Alliance at ASU
The ethnic overrepresentation of students in special education programs in this country has been a recognized problem for more than 30 years. Simply defined, overrepresentation, or the disproportionate placement of students of a given
ethnic group in special education programs, means that the percentage of students from that group in such programs is disproportionally greater than their percentage in the school population as a whole.1 Currently, African Americans tend to be significantly...
- 1/13/09 - Federico Waitoller, Kathleen A. King, Elizabeth B. Kozleski
Presentation designed to give an overview of Early Intervening and Its Connection to Disproportionality, Tensions in the Field of EBD, Emerging Early Intervening Practices, Limitations of Early Intervening Practices and Equity-Grounded Early Intervening Services
- 1/1/29 - Perry, W. M.
The data of a previous study by the author are examined for sex differences in the solution of geometric originals. The subjects are 53 boys and 36 girls. Although the boys are somewhat higher in general mental ability and in reasoning ability, the girls reach a higher achievement. "Especially were the girls the more superior in responding to those 'link' steps, by means of which they were able to bridge the gap between the given relations (those observed with the pertinent recalled facts...
- 1/1/10 - Center for Mental Health in Schools,
"As the argument over charter vs. traditional schools burgeons, it is overshadowing discussion about the ongoing failure of the majority of charters and traditional schools to substantially
increase the percentage of youngsters who succeed at school over the long run. This colludes with the tendency to downplay the fact that school improvement policy and practice lacks a primary emphasis on addressing barriers to learning and teaching and re-engaging disconnected students. This brief report...
- 1/5/09 - FPG Child Development Institute,
Almost 10 percent of American adults suffer from a depressive disorder each year; and another 11 percent experience symptoms of depression that significantly impair life
functioning, according to the National Institute of Mental Health. These figures are even higher for those living in poverty. A 2004 survey published by the Centers for Disease Control reported that “poor persons were four times as likely as non-poor persons to report serious psychological distress.” Children are not...
- 1/16/10 - Shannon Stagman, Janice L. Cooper
Mental health is a key component in a child’s healthy development; children need to be healthy in order to learn, grow, and lead productive lives. The mental health service delivery system in its current state does not sufficiently meet the needs of children and youth, and most who are in need of mental health services are not able to access them. With the addition of effective treatments, services, and supports, the mental health system can become better equipped to help children and...
- 1/1/61 - Olshansky, S.
- 1/5/09 - Center for Mental Health in Schools,
“Supporters of Community Schools often are drawn to the term because of their concern with improving school climate, focusing on the whole child. Addressing diversity needs, and taking a ‘broader and bolder approach’ in order to transform public education. Diverse concepts commonly raised in discussions of Community Schools include establishing a psychological sense of community; promoting well-being, resilience, and protective factors; increasing student and family empowerment and...
- 1/1/94 - Goetting, Ann
Argues that the US as a nation does not really like children, an argument supported by the substantial numbers of children who experience an array of preventable burdens. Statistics are offered on such topics as the high rate of infant mortality, low rankings in academic achievement, and the high rate of poverty among children. The gap between achievers and nonachievers continues to expand, producing a large number of children at high risk for never becoming productive members of society. A...
- 1/26/10 - Kimberly Moherek Sopko
"This in-depth policy analysis provides a background of the early childhood mental health (ECMH) focus of many organizations and legal elements of why it is essential that children with disabilities be included in a comprehensive mental health system. Findings from interviews with four state early childhood staff (i.e., the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, Part B section 619 and Part C staff) were conducted around select components of mental health: Connecticut – consultation...