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Patton, Daniel C. – Learning Disabilities: A Contemporary Journal, 2011
The overall effectiveness of the culturally relevant and responsive education (CRRE) professional development program in the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) was evaluated. Recruitment procedures included general and special educators and school administrators as participants. The "CRRE Observation Coding Scheme" and…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Active Learning, School Districts, Parent School Relationship
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Fierros, Edward Garcia; Blomberg, Neil A. – Learning Disabilities: A Contemporary Journal, 2005
Charter schools are seen as an attractive enrollment option to parents with special education students, yet there are concerns over the way special education is implemented in charter schools and the access they grant and provide to students with special needs. This study examines the condition of for-profit and non-profit charter schools in…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Disabilities, Minority Groups, White Students
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Obiakor, Festus; Beachum, Floyd D.; Harris, Mateba – Learning Disabilities: A Contemporary Journal, 2005
This article is a response to Fierros and Blomberg's article on "Restrictions and Race in Special Education Placements in For-Profit and Non-Profit Charter Schools in California." It compliments these scholars for confirming through their findings that ethnically diverse students with special education needs endure segregationist…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Special Education, Disabilities, Racial Discrimination
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Davis, Courtney – Learning Disabilities: A Contemporary Journal, 2005
Parents of students with disabilities want the same access to educational opportunities as parents of students without disabilities. This "right" to particular services and learning environments is securely supported by federal regulations and policies in all schools, including charter schools. However, in the work of Fierros and…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Access to Education, Equal Education, Racial Discrimination