The Overrepresentation of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students in Special Education

Publisher: National Center for Culturally Responsive Educational Systems

The laws governing special education, and overrepresentation issues in particular, can be intimidating. Lost in the mishmash of federal and state laws and regulations, however, are some fairly basic rules. This practitioner brief, from the National Center for Culturally Responsive Educational Systems (NCCRESt), explains and outlines those rules.