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Big Ideas at Queens College

Queens College ran a a series of videos in 2021 to promote the varied and fascinating research of QC faculty. In a spirit of cooperative enthusiasm, the library created a set of guides to further promote and provide context for these videos.

The Big Idea: Racial Disproportionality in Special Education

In New York City schools, there are huge racial disparities in special education placement. Watch the video to learn more.

More about Professor Gibson and his research

Background Information


These databases are great places to explore racial disproportionality and other topics in education research. 

Books: Print and Electronic


This guide was originally created by Jeremy Czerw in 2020.