Examining Disproportionate Representation in Special Education, Disciplinary Practices, and the School-to-Prison Pipeline II

January 2015
Communique (0164775X);Jan/Feb2015, Vol. 43 Issue 5, p1
The article suggests school policies, practices, and evidence-based strategies to school mental health services in the U.S. to address the disproportionate representation of ethnic minorities in special education and disciplinary action. It also focuses on addressing the school-to-prison pipeline, that lead students considered at risk, out of the regular school environment and into more restrictive settings like alternative schools and the juvenile justice system.


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