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Volume 6, Issue 3 (1977)

Alternative Assessment Strategies in a Pluralistic Society

pp. 6—12

Public Law 94-142 reveals important implications for the assessment functions of school psychologists. Specifically the focus is the non-discriminatory nature of “testing and evaluation materials and procedures utilized for the purpose of evaluations and placement of handicapped children.” Furthermore, the law states that these evaluation materials and procedures “. . . will be selected and administered so as not to be racially and culturally discriminatory.”

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