[EDEQUITY Disability] Question on the identification gap of

From: Sue Sattel (Sue.Sattel@state.mn.us)
Date: Mon Aug 19 2002 - 14:26:52 EDT

special education
Sender: owner-edequity@mail.edc.org
Precedence: bulk
Reply-To: edequity@mail.edc.org

Ellen mentions the over-identification of boys in special education, or the
under-identification of girls. We've known about this for years and have
been discussing it for years. As an elementary principal Louise, do you do
anything in particular to not miss assisting and identifying girls for
special education services?

Does anyone else have anything to say about what they're doing to close the
identification gap or do you know anything others are doing to close the
since the early 90's or before when we first starting noticing this

Sue Sattel,
Equity Specialist,
Minnesota Department of Children, Families & Learning

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.1.2 : Mon Aug 19 2002 - 14:28:00 EDT