TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Harry, Beth; Allen, Norma
PUB. DATE
February 1995
SOURCE
Exceptional Children;Feb95, Vol. 61 Issue 4, p364
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
9502084358

 

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