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Big Idea: Racial Disproportionality in Special Education: Guide

Professor Lenwood Gibson and the Big Ideas @ Queens College project


This guide was originally created by Jeremy Czerw in 2020.

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

Associate Librarian for Subject Specialists and Scholarly Communication

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Nancy Foasberg
Queens College Rosenthal Library

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