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Education George Farkas

Minority children underrepresented in special ed, UCI-Penn State study concludes

Contrary to popular belief, minority children are not overrepresented in special education classrooms and are actually less likely to be diagnosed with and treated for disabilities than white children with similar academic achievements, behaviors and economic resources, according to new research co-authored by George Farkas, professor of education at UC Irvine.

Alumni

Students give others an (alternative) break

While their peers party on, some UCI students spend spring vacation working on various service projects, from planting a garden at a Native American reservation in San Diego County to putting the shine on the Golden Gate national park in San Francisco.

Admin Kika Friend engages with a student from C.A.M.P.

CAMP counselor

Kika Friend helps prepare students in UCI’s California Alliance Minority Participation program for careers in math and science.