A disproportionate representation of students with disabilities in school suspension has been documented for many years. Suspension is associated with negative outcomes in the long run and is linked as a predictor of ethnic disproportionality in special education placement. This study uses descriptive data to examine differences in suspension rates between a small sample of charter schools and traditional schools.
|Advisor:||Weinberg, Lois A.|
|Commitee:||Menzies, Holly M., Rosenberg, Richard, Weinberg, Lois A.|
|School:||California State University, Los Angeles|
|Department:||Special Education and Counseling|
|School Location:||United States -- California|
|Source:||MAI 52/03M(E), Masters Abstracts International|
|Keywords:||Charter school, Disability, School reform, Special education, Suspension rates, Traditional public school|
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