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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.

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KYL, JON L, Republican Party
Arizona

Total number of trips - 13
Total cost of trips - $46,213.50

Average cost per trip - $3,554.88
Total number of days spent traveling - 34 days
Rank of representative - 137 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - America West Airlines
Dates - August 17, 2000 - August 21, 2000 (5 days)
Location(s) - Kalispell, MT

Purpose - speak to the America West board of directors' retreat
Notes - Kyl paid for 4th night, wife Caryll accompanied.

Travel Cost - $2,297.00
Lodging Cost - $447.00
Meal Cost - $30.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $2,774.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Heritage Foundation
Dates - February 26, 2000 - February 26, 2000 (1 days)
Location(s) - Los Angeles, CA

Purpose - give keynote luncheon address at conference
Notes - Phoenix, AZ - Los Angeles -Phoenix

Travel Cost - $236.00
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $236.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - American Enterprise Institute
Dates - June 22, 2001 - June 24, 2001 (3 days)
Location(s) - Beaver Creek, CO

Purpose - speaker at annual meeting
Notes - wife Caryll Kyl

Travel Cost - $50.00
Lodging Cost - $330.00
Meal Cost - $330.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $710.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC)
Dates - May 6, 2001 - May 6, 2001 (1 days)
Location(s) - Houston, TX

Purpose - featured speaker at the 40th annual Texas Congressional reception and dinner
Notes -

Travel Cost - $1,155.00
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,155.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Donors Forum on International Affairs
Dates - May 14, 2001 - May 14, 2001 (1 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - speaker at the Donors' Forum meeting
Notes -

Travel Cost - $417.00
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $417.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research
Dates - June 21, 2002 - June 23, 2002 (3 days)
Location(s) - Beaver Creek, CO

Purpose - Participate in a panel discussion on counter terrorism
Notes - Indicates amounts are estimates. Amounts include expenses of Caryll Kyl.

Travel Cost - $3,510.00
Lodging Cost - $300.00
Meal Cost - $314.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $4,124.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Council for National Policy
Dates - February 8, 2002 - February 9, 2002 (2 days)
Location(s) - Dana Point, CA

Purpose - Keynote speaker for conference
Notes - Indicates amounts are estimates. Amounts include expenses of Caryll Kyl.

Travel Cost - $1,061.00
Lodging Cost - $401.50
Meal Cost - $258.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,720.50

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Hans Seidel Foundation
Dates - July 3, 2002 - July 8, 2002 (6 days)
Location(s) - Munich, Germany - Berlin, Germany

Purpose - Participate in conferences for Hanns Seidel Foundation and Aspen Institute
Notes - Indicates amounts are estimates. Amounts include expenses of Caryll Kyl.

Travel Cost - $16,500.00
Lodging Cost - $700.00
Meal Cost - $600.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $17,800.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC)
Dates - October 6, 2002 - October 6, 2002 (1 days)
Location(s) - Atlanta, GA

Purpose -
Notes -

Travel Cost - $2,075.00
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $2,075.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Vail Valley Foundation, American Enterprise Institute
Dates - June 20, 2003 - June 22, 2003 (3 days)
Location(s) - Beaver Creek, CO

Purpose - Participate in AEI World Forum panel discussion
Notes - Caryll Kyl accompanied

Travel Cost - $4,953.00
Lodging Cost - $360.00
Meal Cost - $384.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $5,697.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Congressional Institute
Dates - December 1, 2003 - December 2, 2003 (2 days)
Location(s) - Middleburg, VA

Purpose - Participate in the Senate Leadership Retreat
Notes - Caryll Kyl accompanied

Travel Cost - $246.00
Lodging Cost - $317.00
Meal Cost - $549.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,112.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Vail Valley Foundation, American Enterprise Institute
Dates - June 18, 2004 - June 20, 2004 (3 days)
Location(s) - Beaver Creek, CO

Purpose - Moderator in group discussions for the 2004 AEI World Forum
Notes -

Travel Cost - $2,640.00
Lodging Cost - $370.00
Meal Cost - $200.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $3,210.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Vail Valley Foundation, American Enterprise Institute
Dates - June 24, 2005 - June 26, 2005 (3 days)
Location(s) - Beaver Creek, CO

Purpose - Moderator in group discussions for the 24th annual AEI World Forum
Notes - Including spouse

Travel Cost - $4,150.00
Lodging Cost - $380.00
Meal Cost - $608.00
Other Cost - $45.00
Total Cost - $5,183.00

Additional family members - Yes

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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.