TITLE

Restructuring the participation of African-American parents in special education

AUTHOR(S)
Harry, Beth
PUB. DATE
October 1992
SOURCE
Exceptional Children;Oct/Nov92, Vol. 59 Issue 2, p123
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the balance of power between special education professionals and African-American parents. African-American parents as partners in special education; Traditions influencing professional interaction with African-American parents; Proposal for a restructuring of power.
ACCESSION #
9309076169

 

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