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Practitioner Brief Thumbnail Professional Learning for Culturally Responsive Teaching
(PDF file, 3 MB)
Kathleen A. King
Alfredo J. Artiles
Elizabeth B. Kozleski
Arizona State University
                    April 2009

Practitioner Brief Thumbnail Building Collaboration between schools and parents of english language learners: transcending barriers, creating opportunities
(PDF file, 4.29 MB)
Robin Waterman, Ed.D.
Beth Harry, Ph.D.
University of Miami
                    May 2008

Practitioner Brief Thumbnail A Cultural, Linguistic, and Ecological Framework for Response to Intervention with English Language Learners
(PDF file, 678 KB)
Julie Esparza Brown, Portland State University
Jennifer Doolittle, Office of Special Education Programs
U.S. Department of Education
                    March 2008
Looking through the lens of culturally responsive practice, we consider how best to implement Response to Intervention (RTI) in a way that will provide equitable educational opportunity for students who are English Language Learners.

measuring the problem thumbnail Disproportionate Representation of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students in Special Education: Measuring the Problem
PDF file, 323 KB)
Martha Countinho, East Tennessee State University
Donald Oswald, Viriginia Commonwealth University
October 2004

Racial Disproportionality in School Disciplinary Practices thumbnail Racial Disproportionality in School Disciplinary Practices
(PDF file, 290 KB)
William Drakeford, University of Maryland
October 2004

responsive prereferral interventions thumbnail Preventing Disproportionate Representation: Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Prereferral Interventions
(PDF file, 343 KB)
Shernaz Garcia, The University of Texas at Austin
Alba Ortiz, The University of Texas at Austin
October 2004

rethinking teacher ed thumbnail Becoming Culturally Responsive Educators: Rethinking Teacher Education Pedagogy (PDF file, 340KB)
Cathy Kea, North Carolina A&T State University
Gloria Campbell-Whatley, University of North Carolina-Charlotte
Heraldo Richards, Austin Peay State University
October 2004

culturally responsive pedagogy thumbnail Addressing Diversity in Schools: Culturally Responsive Pedagogy
(PDF file, 325 KB)
Heraldo Richards, Austin Peay State University
Ayanna Brown, Vanderbilt University
Timothy Forde, Buffalo State College
September 2004

Culturally Responsive Literacy Instruction
(PDF file, 287 KB)
Tandria Callins, University of South Florida
August 2004

guidelines for parents thumbnail Addressing Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students: Overrepresentation in Special Education: Guidelines for Parents
(PDF file, 328 KB)
Alfredo Artiles, Arizona State University
Beth Harry, University of Miami
June 2004]

Legal Rights Overrepresentation thumbnail Legal Rights: The Overrepresentation of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students in Special Education
(PDF file, 256 KB)
Kevin Welner, University of Colorado, Boulder
June 2004

guidelines for parents thumbnail Haciendo frente a la sobrerepresentación de los estudiantes de origen cultural y lingüístico diverso en la educación especial: Pautas para los padres
(PDF file, 356 KB)
Alfredo J. Artiles, Universidad Estatal de Arizona
Beth Harry, Universidad de Miami