American RadioWorks |
Image via Wikimedia Commons.

Minorities and Special Ed

For years policy makers believed that minorities were overrepresented in special education and that there was inherent bias in the way kids were being identified as disabled. A new study turns this idea on its head.

Recent Posts

  • 06.23.15

    Learning from Video Games

    A lot of parents worry about whether their kids' video game habits are harmful - especially when gaming gets in the way of homework or reading. But writer Greg Toppo says gaming can be a great way to learn.
  • 06.17.15

    Teaching the Birds and the Bees

    For more than a century, Americans have been arguing about how to teach children about the birds and the bees in public schools. A new book argues that for all the fuss about sex education in America, students get precious little of it.
  • 06.11.15

    What can Japan teach us about teaching?

    Coming up this fall we'll be releasing a documentary about teacher preparation - how people learn to become teachers and how they get better once they're in the classroom. This week: how do Japanese teachers learn to improve on the job?
  • 06.02.15

    Million-Dollar Teacher

    When Nancie Atwell was growing up, she never thought she’d go to college, let alone become an award-winning teacher. But a few months ago, Atwell received a $1-million-dollar global prize for her decades of teaching English and literacy skills to elementary and middle schoolers.

American RadioWorks |
Image via Wikimedia Commons.

Minorities and Special Ed

For years policy makers believed that minorities were overrepresented in special education and that there was inherent bias in the way kids were being identified as disabled. A new study turns this idea on its head.

Recent Posts

  • 06.23.15

    Learning from Video Games

    A lot of parents worry about whether their kids' video game habits are harmful - especially when gaming gets in the way of homework or reading. But writer Greg Toppo says gaming can be a great way to learn.
  • 06.17.15

    Teaching the Birds and the Bees

    For more than a century, Americans have been arguing about how to teach children about the birds and the bees in public schools. A new book argues that for all the fuss about sex education in America, students get precious little of it.
  • 06.11.15

    What can Japan teach us about teaching?

    Coming up this fall we'll be releasing a documentary about teacher preparation - how people learn to become teachers and how they get better once they're in the classroom. This week: how do Japanese teachers learn to improve on the job?
  • 06.02.15

    Million-Dollar Teacher

    When Nancie Atwell was growing up, she never thought she’d go to college, let alone become an award-winning teacher. But a few months ago, Atwell received a $1-million-dollar global prize for her decades of teaching English and literacy skills to elementary and middle schoolers.

Back to all reports


MANZULLO, DONALD A, Republican Party
Illinois

Total number of trips - 6
Total cost of trips - $11,164.02

Average cost per trip - $1,860.67
Total number of days spent traveling - 14 days
Rank of representative - 416 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - Union Pacific
Dates - November 30, 2000 - November 30, 2000 (1 days)
Location(s) - Marion, AR

Purpose - To examine intermodal facilities similar to those proposed in the 16th congressional district. Trip included local government officials
Notes -

Travel Cost - $674.00
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $674.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Chicago Mercantile Exchange
Dates - March 16, 2001 - March 18, 2001 (3 days)
Location(s) - Boca Raton, FL

Purpose - invited speaker at Futures Industry Assn. Annual conference
Notes - spouse Freda Manzullo accompanied

Travel Cost - $2,777.63
Lodging Cost - $793.46
Meal Cost - $444.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $4,015.09

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - New York Stock Exchange
Dates - April 9, 2001 - April 12, 2001 (4 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - visit 3 stock exchanges, open NASDAQ, duties per financial services committee
Notes -

Travel Cost - $437.00
Lodging Cost - $420.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $857.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Congress of Neurological Surgeons, American Assn Of Neurological Surgeons
Dates - April 20, 2001 - April 21, 2001 (2 days)
Location(s) - Toronto, Canada

Purpose - invited to speak at conference
Notes - meals included in lodging expense

Travel Cost - $367.85
Lodging Cost - $405.68
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $773.53

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Aspen Institute
Dates - March 9, 2001 - March 9, 2001 (1 days)
Location(s) - White Sulphur Springs, WV

Purpose - 2001 Bipartisan Congressional Retreat
Notes - Accompanied by wife and three children. Meals included in lodging costs

Travel Cost - $630.00
Lodging Cost - $950.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,580.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Chicago Board of Trade, Chicago Mercantile Exchange
Dates - March 14, 2003 - March 16, 2003 (3 days)
Location(s) - Boca Raton, FL

Purpose - Panel participant/presenter at Futures Industry Association conference
Notes - Spouse Freda Manzullo accompanied

Travel Cost - $1,824.70
Lodging Cost - $723.80
Meal Cost - $715.90
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $3,264.40

Additional family members - Yes

American RadioWorks |
Image via Wikimedia Commons.

Minorities and Special Ed

For years policy makers believed that minorities were overrepresented in special education and that there was inherent bias in the way kids were being identified as disabled. A new study turns this idea on its head.

Recent Posts

  • 06.23.15

    Learning from Video Games

    A lot of parents worry about whether their kids' video game habits are harmful - especially when gaming gets in the way of homework or reading. But writer Greg Toppo says gaming can be a great way to learn.
  • 06.17.15

    Teaching the Birds and the Bees

    For more than a century, Americans have been arguing about how to teach children about the birds and the bees in public schools. A new book argues that for all the fuss about sex education in America, students get precious little of it.
  • 06.11.15

    What can Japan teach us about teaching?

    Coming up this fall we'll be releasing a documentary about teacher preparation - how people learn to become teachers and how they get better once they're in the classroom. This week: how do Japanese teachers learn to improve on the job?
  • 06.02.15

    Million-Dollar Teacher

    When Nancie Atwell was growing up, she never thought she’d go to college, let alone become an award-winning teacher. But a few months ago, Atwell received a $1-million-dollar global prize for her decades of teaching English and literacy skills to elementary and middle schoolers.