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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