SELPA guidelines do not always support culturally responsive assessment. In fact, they sometimes promote, rather than reduce, cultural bias in assessment. As sworn advocates for children, what can school psychologists do to invoke true and lasting change?
40 years after Larry P. v. Riles, schools are still discriminating against kids of color. What does disproportionality look like in 2019? And what can schools do about it?
While retention might be necessary in some instances, there are other alternatives for students who would not benefit from the practice.