1. Write a statement in which you describe why we have this over representation and suggest several ways we can combat it.
2. Since special education services are designed to provide research based best practices for serving SWD, it is likely that once a student is diagnosed with a disability he or she will get more attention from school personnel, right? If this is true, what is the big deal if we have over representation of students from minority backgrounds in SE?
3. Do you consider the overrepresentation problem as a civil rights issue? Explain your reasoning for why or why not.
Point Value: 10