Communication Versus Compliance: African-American Parents' Involvement in Special Education

Harry, Beth; Allen, Norma
February 1995
Exceptional Children;Feb95, Vol. 61 Issue 4, p364
Academic Journal
Examines the participation of African-American parents of preschoolers in special education programs in a large urban school district. Ethnographic interviews with parents and professionals; Perceptions on the levels of participation by African-American parents; Efforts of the parents to provide support to preschoolers; Recommendations for school administrators.


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