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Reschly, Daniel J. – School Psychology Review, 1980
The analysis in this article is directed to the basic issues: Are IQ tests biased against Black children? And are IQ tests valid for the placement of Black children in special programs? The research evidence on these major issues is ambiguous and contradictory. (Author/CTM)
Descriptors: Ability Identification, Black Students, Court Litigation, Elementary Secondary Education
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MacMillan, Donald L.; Meyers, C. Edward – School Psychology Review, 1980
The Larry P. decision is criticized with reference to: (1) predictive tests and the standard curriculum; (2) the court's portrayal of special classes; (3) the effects of the 1972 decision on special class enrollment; (4) semantic confusion; and (5) the impact on Black children who experience academic difficulty. (Author/CTM)
Descriptors: Ability Identification, Black Students, Compensatory Education, Court Litigation
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Madden, Palmer Brown – School Psychology Review, 1980
This article addresses the question of why intelligence tests were put on trial. The courts had to weigh the validity of intelligence tests once California chose to rely upon intelligence tests to justify the large numbers of Black children in classes for the educable mentally retarded. (Author/CTM)
Descriptors: Ability Identification, Black Students, Court Litigation, Cultural Influences
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Brown, Douglas T.; And Others – School Psychology Review, 1982
The Olympia Conference on the Future of School Psychology--designed to develop action strategies on critical issues of the next 25 years--was cosponsored by the American Psychological Association's Division 16 and the National Association of School Psychologists. Conference origins in the Spring Hill Symposium, issues, leadership, and design are…
Descriptors: Accountability, Educational Psychology, Elementary Secondary Education, Professional Recognition
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Ogilvy, Joy – School Psychology Review, 1982
To understand the implications of the past and present on coming decisions, the major economic, political, and social forces in the United States are analyzed. The period of postwar growth is contrasted with the uncertainties of the 1970s, and two divergent projections of the 1980s are presented. (CM)
Descriptors: Economic Development, Educational Psychology, Futures (of Society), Government Role
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Shaffer, Marcia B. – School Psychology Review, 1982
The independent and autonomous practice of psychology in schools, and the need for reciprocity of certification among states, are advocated in a discussion of professional organizations to improve the position of school psychologists. Training standards and the lack of self-analysis in relation to professional conduct are discussed. (CM)
Descriptors: Certification, Educational Psychology, Elementary Secondary Education, Professional Associations
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Benson, A. Jerry; Coulter, W. Alan – School Psychology Review, 1982
Crucial issues in the future of school psychology, regardless of the opinion rating in a questionnaire were found to be the role definition of school psychologist, influences of PL 94-142, assessment practices, intervention techniques, political and economic forces and legal-ethical conflicts. The survey of psychologists was an information base…
Descriptors: Attitudes, Educational Psychology, Elementary Secondary Education, Professional Development
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Cardon, Bartell W. – School Psychology Review, 1982
As structures for effective future planning in school psychology, Olympia conference participants built scenarios of world, national, societal, and educational conditions for the 1980s, 1990s and the first decade of the twenty-first century. Possible changes in school psychology's role and nature are projected for each decade. (CM)
Descriptors: Educational Psychology, Elementary Secondary Education, Futures (of Society), Professional Development
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School Psychology Review, 1982
Networks in urban school psychology, computers in school psychology, social skills development, and innovative in-service are among 15 in educational psychology listed with purposes and participant names and addresses. The networks were formed at the Olympia Proceedings. (CM)
Descriptors: Educational Psychology, Elementary Secondary Education, Information Networks, Professional Associations
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