DDEL Call for Proposals

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DDEL Student Research Forum PosteSession

CEC 2016 Convention and Expo

St. Louis, MO April 13–16

Proposal Deadline:

October 30, 2015

Proposals accepted electronically via email CECDDEL@gmail.com  

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Study: Minorities Are Disproportionately Underrepresented in Special Education

In what is likely to be a controversial report, researchers from Pennsylvania State University just published a study that investigated whether minority children attending U.S. elementary and middle schools are disproportionately represented in special education. The researchers found that, contrary to widespread concerns that minorities are disproportionately identified to receive special education services, Black and Hispanic students are less likely than their white and non-Hispanic peers to be labeled as having a disability, when factors such as household income, low birth weight and parents' marital status are taken into account. A video by the American Educational Research Association featuring one...

Publicly Reported Assessment Results for Students with Disabilities and ELLs with Disabilities

The National Center on Educational Outcomes at the University of Minnesota recently released their sixteenth report. This report analyzed how states publicly report online assessment data for students with disabilities in K-12 schools across the United States. For the report, researchers explored websites for the 50 states, the District of Columbia and 10 other areas including Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. While the availability and type of data disclosed by each state varied, the report found that there continues to be persistent, deep divisions between the performance of those with and without disabilities across the country on both...

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Call for Proposals

Call for Proposals:

DDEL Student Research Forum

Poster Session

CEC 2016 Convention and Expo

St. Louis, MO April 13–16 

Proposals accepted electronically via email 


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New Scriptwriters

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