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Larry P. Update

On September 14, 2022, the California Department of Education (CDE) issued a Memorandum on Special Education of African American Students. It intended to clarify issues, especially in light of everyone coming back to schools in person. However, confusion remains, and many members, districts, and SELPAs have asked CASP for

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Regarding African American Student Achievement and Success

Larry P. Assessments and Related Issues FAQ CASP Letter Requesting Action on African American Assessments Regarding African American Student Achievement and Success Larry P v. Riles 2010 Larry P Work Group Report California Dept. of Ed. legal advisory 1992 Crawford v Honig Education for All Handicapped Children Act (Public

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Larry P. Assessments and Related Issues FAQ

What assessments are recommended for an African American 13-year-old to assess for a cognitive processing disorder and explain how the test reveals that information (Association, Conceptualization, Expression)? The tools you might use to assess these areas will depend on what you have available to you and what your LEA

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Social Justice and Anti-Systemic Racism Practices

Social Justice is both a process and a goal that requires action. School psychologists work to ensure the protection of the educational rights, opportunities, and well-being of all children, especially those whose voices have been muted, identities obscured, or needs ignored. Social justice requires promoting non-discriminatory practices and the

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