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We have a new study forthcoming in Exceptional Children. We examine whether students of color are more or less likely to be identified as having #disabilities in U.S. states with histories of de jure and de facto racial #segregation. (1)
Special education has been theorized to have been used as an alternative legal strategy for schools to avoid racial integration. This prior work was historical and descriptive. Others have suggested that over-identification might be especially likely to occur in the South. (2)
Yet other work suggests that students of color may be under-identified as having disabilities in the U.S. South, incl. due to political and economic factors. Mechanisms hypothesized to result in under-identification nationally may also be operating similarly in the South. (3)
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Looking forward to this! CS people, seminar starts 14:00 in 1.4
Here @pgroth being introduced by @CaroleAnneGoble for his seminar "Flexible & Transparent Data Reuse" at @csmcr
Topics today: Problem of data reuse. Then data integration, data munging, data wrangling. Data provenance, lower the barriers to understand how data is made. Combining this to make it transparent.
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If you want a thread to pull on, consider why the same entity would be behind these listed sites: americanstrawpoll.com/img/
[ web.archive.org/web/2018100119… ]
Why would someone be interested in the data generated by the public interacting with those sites?
#CA #AIQ #SCL #PG #LD #AS #WPA
And, yeah, the "neverhillary" section is in reference to a previously active site "neverhillary2016.com" (a domain which I have since taken over ownership of after they let it lapse).
Here's a hint, "LoudDoor" is a bigger player than people realize.
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