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Facts From NLTS2: School Behavior and Disciplinary Experiences of Youth With Disabilities

NLTS 2200603
March 2006


Finley, L. (2003). Teachers' Perceptions of School Violence Issues. Journal of School Violence, 2(2): 51-66.

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Leone, P., Mayer, M.J., Malmgren, K., and Meisel, S.M. (2000). School Violence and Disruptions: Rhetoric, Reality, and Reasonable Balance. Focus on Exceptional Children, 33: 1-20.

Llagas, C. (2003). Status and Trends in the Education of Hispanics (NCES 2003-008). Washington, DC: National Center for Education Statistics.

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Peterson, R.L., and Skiba, R.J. (2001). Creating School Climates That Prevent School Violence. The Clearing House, 74(3): 155-163.

Skiba, R.J., Michael, R.S., Nardo, A.B., and Peterson, R.L. (2002). The Color of Discipline: Sources of Racial and Gender Disproportionality in School Punishment. Urban Review, 34(4): 317-342.

Sprague, J., Smith, S., and Stieber, S. (2002). Principal Perceptions of School Safety. Journal of School Violence, 1(4): 51-64.

Sugai, G., Horner, R.H., Dunlap, G., Hieneman, M., Lewis, T.J., Nelson, C.M., Scott, T., Liaupsin, C., Sailor, W., Turnbull, A.P., Turnbull, H.R., III, Wickham, D., Ruef, M., and Wilcox, B. (2000). Applying Positive Behavioral Support and Functional Behavioral Assessment in Schools. Journal of Positive Behavioral Interventions, 2: 131-143.

U.S. Department of Education. (2002). Twenty-Fourth Annual Report to Congress on the Implementation of the Individuals With Disabilities Education Act. Washington, DC: Author.

Wagner, M., Marder, C., Blackorby, J., Cameto, R., Newman, L., Levine, P., and Davies-Mercier, E. (2003). The Achievements of Youth With Disabilities During Secondary School. Menlo Park, CA: SRI International.

Wagner, M., Newman, L., Cameto, R., Levine, P., and Marder, C. (2003). Going to School: Instructional Contexts, Programs, and Participation of Secondary School Students With Disabilities. Menlo Park, CA: SRI International.

Wagner, M., Newman, L., D'Amico, R., Jay, E.D., Butler-Nalin, P., Marder, C., and Cox, R. (1991). Youth With Disabilities: How Are They Doing? Menlo Park, CA: SRI International.


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