Special Populations in Education: Definition & Examples


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What is an IEP?

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1. Which of the following is a special population in education?

2. Students from economically disadvantaged homes:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

It is essential that students are viewed as individuals throughout the education process. It is equally important to recognize students who belong to groups that may be at a disadvantage. Learn more about the various groups and how they can be served throughout this assessment.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test you on the following:

  • Definition of an IEP
  • Types of special populations
  • Economically disadvantaged students
  • What is considered a disability
  • Examples of racism

Skills Practiced

By reviewing this lesson, students will have a chance to use the following types of skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure you draw the most important information from the lesson regarding different populations
  • Defining key concepts - ensure you can define main phrases related to the different types of students
  • Knowledge application - apply your knowledge to answer quiz questions about disabilities

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the lesson Special Populations in Education: Definition & Examples. The lesson covers the following topics:

  • Needs of economically disadvantaged students
  • Culture in education
  • Who creates IEPs