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Klaus Vorwort, Hansen, Alexandra Dehmel, Yi Li, Peter, F Sloane
English] In the context of equal opportunity, this article deals critically with the procedure of determining special educational needs and analyses based on theoretical considerations, reasons and legitimacy criteria for the over-representativeness of children with non-German native language in special schools (Förderschulen). The aggregated findings indicate migrationspecific disparities in the German school system, which are evoked by institutional selection mechanisms, such as by a process
more » ... o determine the special education needs. Against this backdrop, the ubiquity of equal opportunity is seriously being questioned. Moreover, it raises issues in this regard, which provide an outlook for further research possibilities in this field. Abstract [Deutsch]