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Volume 9, Issue 2 (1980)

Editorial: The Larry P. Decision

pp. 111

Eight years have passed since the initial complaint was filed on behalf of Larry P. The “Larry P. case” (Larry P. V. Wilson Riles) came to be viewed as a major challenge to individual intelligence testing and consequently generated a great deal of interest on the part of school psychology. This issue of the Review presents an overview and analysis of the find ings of the court, including the legal foundation for the decision, an analysis of the evidence used to support the decision, reaction from attorneys representi .ng both parties, special education implications, and future implications for school psychology.

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