Blacks Overrepresented in Special Education For decades, black kids have ended up in special education classrooms more often than other students. Yesterday, the Civil Rights Commission held a special hearing on the issue.
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Blacks Overrepresented in Special Education

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Blacks Overrepresented in Special Education

Blacks Overrepresented in Special Education

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For decades, black kids have ended up in special education classrooms more often than other students. Yesterday, the Civil Rights Commission held a special hearing on the issue.

Hilary Shelton, who directs the Washington bureau of the NAACP, attended the meeting and offers a debrief.

Thomas Hahi, a professor at Harvard's Graduate School of Education, talks about the disproportionate number of blacks enrolled in special education.

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