Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

School suspension rates in charter schools within LAUSD and implications for students with disabilities
by Luelmo, Paul, M.A., California State University, Los Angeles, 2013, 55; 1547354
Abstract (Summary)

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.

Indexing (document details)
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
Subjects: Special education
Keywords: Charter school, Disability, School reform, Special education, Suspension rates, Traditional public school
Publication Number: 1547354
ISBN: 9781303488122
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