New studies challenge the claim that black students are sent to special ed too much
- August 19, 2019
- George Farkas, The Hechinger Report, Aug. 19, 2019
[Paul] Morgan has published a series of articles in partnership with George Farkas
at the University of California, Irvine. He takes apart the raw numbers, which he
agrees show that black students across the nation are identified as having disabilities
at higher rates than white students. But he points out that black children are disproportionately
poor and often grow up in communities without good access to healthcare, which can
increase the risk of having a disability.
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