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Understanding and addressing educational disparities.
Paul L. Morgan Ph.D.
Have schools in the U.S. South been using special education to racially segregate students? Our study instead finds that students of color are less likely to be receiving services.
Are U.S. schools discriminating when suspending students with disabilities? Our new peer-reviewed synthesis indicates the available evidence may be inconclusive.
The opioid epidemic, neonatal abstinence syndrome, and increased costs for special education services.
Our new study suggests that rescinding the Obama-era school discipline guidance was a mistake as disparities in suspension are not explained by "societal factors other than race."
Practice that is brief, fast-paced, and provides corrective yet supportive feedback should help students have greater procedural fluency and conceptual understanding of math.
Paul L. Morgan, Ph.D., is a professor in the Department of Education at Penn State, where he serves as Director of the Center for Educational Disparities Research.