Disproportionality in Special Education (Educational Policy (IDEA…
Disproportionality in Special Education
Factors that Affect Disproportionality
Gender, Race, Ethnicity, Socioeconomic Status, Teacher Opinions and Biases
Ahram et. al (2011). Addressing racial/ethnic disproportionality in special education: Case studies of suburban school districts.
Sullivan, Amanda L. (2011). Disproportionality in special education identification and placement of English language learners
Samson, Jennifer F., Lesaux, Nonie K. (2009). Language minority learners in special education: Rates and predictors for identification services
Skiba et. al (2005), Unproven links: Can poverty explain ethnic disproportionality in special education?
IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
US Department of Education (2017). 39th annual report to Congress on the implementation of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.
Albrecht et. al (2012). Federal policy on disproportionality in special education: Is it moving us forward?
State (SEA) and Local (LEA) Policy Change
Barrio, Brenda L. (2017). Special education policy change: Addressing the disproportionality of English language learners in special education program in rural communities
Kramarczuk Voulgarides et. al (2014). The elusive quest for equity: An analysis of how contextual factors contribute to the likelihood of school districts being legally cited for racial disproportionality in special education
Interventions to Address Disproportionality
Bixby, Brittney M. (2015). An Examination of disproportionality in one school district using a response to invervention model
Bal et. al (2014). A situated analysis of special education disproportionality for systemic transformation in an urban school district
Griner, Angela Christine, Stewart, Martha Lue. (2012). Addressing the achievement gap and disproportionality through the use of culturally responsive teaching practices
Dever et. al (2016). Addressing disproportionality in special education using a universal screening approach.
Fielder et. al (2008). Culturally responsive practices in schools to address disproportionality in special education