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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

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  • 06.11.15

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  • 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.

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I-49 International Coalition - $6,824.37 spent on 6 trips
58.6% spent on Democratic Party
0.0% spent on Independent Party
41.4% spent on Republican Party

ALEXANDER, RODNEY - Republican Party
October 23, 2003 - October 24, 2003 (2 days)
Texarkana, AR - Kansas City, MO - Joplin, MO - Fort Smith, AR - Shreveport, LA - Doddridge, AR - New Orleans, LA
Purpose - To educate members of the public on the importance and status of work of the I-94 project and to increase the project's likelihood for funding in the upcoming federal highway program reauthorization legislation.
Total Cost - $1,776.69

BOOZMAN, JOHN N - Republican Party
October 23, 2003 - October 23, 2003 (1 days)
Kansas City, MO - Joplin, MO - Fort Smith, AR
Purpose - To tour the proposed route for the continuation of the Interstate 49
Total Cost - $192.50

JOHN, CHRIS - Democratic Party
October 23, 2003 - October 24, 2003 (2 days)
Kansas City, MO - Joplin, MO - Fort Smith, AR - Shreveport, LA - Doddridge, AR - Lafayette, LA - New Orleans, LA
Purpose - Traveled route of I-49
Total Cost - $1,245.44

MCCRERY, JAMES OTIS III - Republican Party
October 23, 2003 - October 24, 2003 (2 days)
Texarkana, TX - Kansas City, MO - Joplin, MO - Fort Smith, AR - Shreveport, LA - Doddridge, AR - Shreveport, LA
Purpose - fact-finding
Total Cost - $853.19

ROSS, MICHAEL A - Democratic Party
October 23, 2003 - October 24, 2003 (2 days)
Kansas City, MO - Joplin, MO - Fort Smith, AR - Shreveport, LA - Doddridge, AR - Lafayette, LA - New Orleans, LA
Purpose - for member of congress and their staffs to view the I-49 route from Kansas City, MO to the Port of New Orleans and to create dialog and awareness through public meetings with Members of Congress and the I-49 International Coalition.
Total Cost - $1,261.11

SANDLIN, MAX - Democratic Party
October 23, 2003 - October 24, 2003 (2 days)
Shreveport, LA - New Orleans, LA
Purpose - congressional tour of I-49 route
Total Cost - $1,495.44

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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.