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Special educational needs and ethnicity: Issues of over- and under-representation

Abstract:

There have been concerns for some time about the attainment and progress of children from minority ethnic groups in the UK. One specific concern has been about their overrepresentation among pupils identified as having special educational needs (SEN). This report addresses that issue but adopts a wider perspective. Because the majority of pupils are White British (about four in five pupils) they also form the majority in absolute numbers for SEN. We have therefore investigated the evidence fo...

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Peer reviewed
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, SSD, Education
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Department for Education and Skills Publisher's website
Publication date:
2006-01-01
URN:
uuid:4c66e34a-6ac4-4ea4-b69a-c69e06459e19
Source identifiers:
522577
Local pid:
pubs:522577
ISBN:
1 84478 746 X

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