Wis. district works on "cultural perspective" in special education

03/4/2013 | Green Bay Press-Gazette (Wis.)

The Green Bay School District in Wisconsin is working to reduce its disproportionately high number of African-American and Native-American students receiving services for behavioral disorders. The district is focusing on educating staff to avoid expectations that students should fit into a mold, said Claudia Henrickson, the Green Bay district's special-education director. "We need to look at the bigger picture and approach things from a cultural perspective," Henrickson said.

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