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Evidence of ethnic disproportionality in special education in an English population

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Differences in the proportion of students identified as having Special Educational Needs (SEN) across different ethnic groups has historically been of concern both in the UK and US. However the absence of student level data has hindered the investigation of the reasons for such disproportionality. This paper presents an analysis of the 2005 Pupil Level Annual School Census for 6.5 million students aged 5-16 in England. Logistic regression analyses were completed to calculate the odds-ratio of...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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Author's Original

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10.1177/0022466908320461

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Educational Studies
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Institution:
University of Warwick
Publisher:
SAGE Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Special Education Journal website
Volume:
43
Issue:
3
Pages:
174-190
Publication date:
2009-11-06
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EISSN:
1538-4764
ISSN:
0022-4669
URN:
uuid:a0901e20-f582-4bc3-b835-9a179c2ec313
Local pid:
ora:6697

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