Social Justice Task Force Resources
WSASP has identified and compiled these resources through the work of school psychologists across the state of Washington. These come from a variety of sources and are intended to help schools and families engage in constructive dialogue about social justice issues in the hopes that we can work together to shift the conversation from hate and violence toward understanding and respect. We will be adding to these resources over time.
Author(s): Beth A. Ferri and David Connor
Tags: Disproportionality, District Level, School Level, Article
Description: Examines the disproportionate placement of students of color in special education programs (referred to in the education literature as overrepresentation) and traces some of the origins of the current problem of overrepresentation by examining tangled relationship of special education and resegregation in the first years following the Brown decision.