Education News Archive - April 02, 2008

By Ford, Donna Y Grantham, Tarek C; Whiting, Gilman W ABSTRACT: The field of gifted education has faced criticism about the underrepresentation of African American, Hispanic/Latino, and American Indian students who are culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD) in its programs.

By Skiba, Russell J Simmons, Ada B; Ritter, Shana; Gibb, Ashley C; Rausch, M Karega; Cuadrado, Jason; Chung, Choong-Geun ABSTRACT: Among the most-longstanding and intransigent issues in the field, the disproportionate representation of minority students in special education programs has its roots in a long history of educational segregation and discrimination.

By Anonymous One of the central characteristics of mature profession is its willingness to abide by a set of ethical principles. As professionals serving individuals with exceptionalities, special educators possess a special trust endowed by the community and recognized by professional licensure.

By Trent, Stanley C Kea, Cathy D; Oh, Kevin ABSTRACT: This article reviews research on the incorporation of multicultural education in preservice general and special education teacher preparation programs from 1997 to 2006.

By Dogru-Atay, Pinar Tekkaya, Ceren ABSTRACT. The authors investigated the comparative effect of the learning cycle and expository instruction on 8th-grade students' achievement in genetics. They adopted the nonequivalent control group design as a type of quasiexperimental design.

By Kathleen McGrory, The Miami Herald Apr. 2--Fewer than half of Miami-Dade's public school students graduate from high school on time, according to a national report released Tuesday.

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Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.