Multicultural Special Education: Effective Intervention for Today's Schools

Obiakor, Festus E.
January 2007
Intervention in School & Clinic;Jan2007, Vol. 42 Issue 3, p148
Academic Journal
In this era of accountability, schools are challenged to leave no child behind, which includes making schools more responsive to students' needs. For many multicultural learners, the noble ideal of leaving no child behind has not yielded the desired dividends in general and special education. The processes of identification, assessment, categorization, placement, and instruction have tended to downplay their cultural and linguistic differences. This article focuses on multicultural special education as an effective intervention for today's schools.


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