Special Education and the Subverting of Brown


This article examines critical connections between race and ability through examination of Brown v Board of Education, the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA), and over-representation of minority students in special education. (Note: full-text .pdf is available through CSU libraries.)


Ferri, B., & Connor, D. (2004). Special education and the subverting of Brown. The Journal of Gender, Race, and Justice, 8(1), 57-74.

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