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New American School Board Journal article examines disproportionality in urban school districts

New American School Board Journal article examines disproportionality in urban school districts

Disproportionality in urban school districts, specifically as it relates to instruction, is the focus of a new American School Board Journal (ASBJ) article out this month. The article, “Urban districts strive to solve disproportionality in their schools,” features several experts from across the U.S. who share ways districts are addressing this issue—one of those experts, is PCG’s own Dr. Jennifer Meller. According to the article, minority and socioeconomically disadvantaged students are more likely to be identified for special education than any other students. Meller argues that by implementing culturally responsive interventions, schools can begin to address this overrepresentation in special education programs. [More]
NJ Special Education Summit: Theme of Second Annual Summit Announced

NJ Special Education Summit: Theme of Second Annual Summit Announced

The theme of the second annual New Jersey Special Education Summit will be Exploring Disproportionality: Discovering Root Causes and Solutions-Based Approaches. This summit provides a forum for Superintendents, Special Education Directors, Supervisors of Special Education, and other special education professionals to discuss and learn about this complex and critical issue. [More]