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Do Schools Overdiagnose Kids because of Financial Incentives?

Jay P. Greene, author of the excellent book, a href=”http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/074254978X?ie=UTF8tag=wwwviolentkicomlinkCode=as2camp=1789creative=9325creativeASIN=074254978X”emEducation Myths: What Special Interest Groups Want You to Believe About Our Schools–And Why It Isn’t So/em/aimg src=”http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wwwviolentkicoml=as2o=1a=074254978X” width=”1″ height=”1″ border=”0″ alt=”” style=”border:none !important; margin:0px !important;” / has a column along with Greg Forster at Pajamas Media entitled a href=”http://pjmedia.com/blog/yes-virginia-there-is-a-special-ed-bounty/””Yes, Virginia, There Is a Special Ed Bounty.”/a It’s an interesting piece pointing out that schools have a financial incentive to diagnose students as “disabled” and then not serve them.br /br /a href=”http://pjmedia.com/blog/yes-virginia-there-is-a-special-ed-bounty/”Take a look /a if this is a topic that interests you.