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Equity In Education Conference

A conference on Equity in Education, sponsored by the Minnesota Minority Education Partnership,  will be held at the University of Minnesota on February 13. Workshop themes include equity policy, discipline disparities, and methods of collective impact. Please review the attachment … Continue reading

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Special Education & Intercultural Competence Conference: March 19 St. Mary’s University of Minnesota

Second Annual Special Education and Intercultural Conference led by Dr. Stanley Trent. The topic of the conference is Race and Disability: What’s Bias Got To Do With It. See the attached program for more information about the presenter. Tuesday March … Continue reading

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February 4 Meeting Minutes

Attached in pdf format are the minutes from the February 4th meeting of the Reducing Bias committee. ReducingBiasmeetingMinutesFeb42013

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School Psychologist Controversy

A school psychologist in Louisiana created a firestorm of controversy and negative reactions to his disparaging comments about black youth. In addition to concerns about his statements, his involvement with placement of black students in alternative settings call into question … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Reducing Bias/Improving Outcomes Blog

For approximately the next year and a half, this web page will be devoted to the revision of “A Vision For A Better Education: Reducing Bias in Special Education Assessment for American Indian and African American students”. The original manual … Continue reading

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