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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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Securities Industry Association - $43,507.94 spent on 16 trips
42.6% spent on Democratic Party
0.0% spent on Independent Party
57.4% spent on Republican Party

BAKER, RICHARD HUGH - Republican Party
April 19, 2001 - April 22, 2001 (4 days)
Not specified
Purpose - To speak at SIA's legislative conference
Total Cost - $4,297.50

FRANK, BARNEY - Democratic Party
February 9, 2004 - February 9, 2004 (1 days)
New York, NY
Purpose - meet with securities industries executives
Total Cost - $1,000.00

NEY, ROBERT W - Republican Party
April 18, 2002 - April 21, 2002 (4 days)
Aventura, FL
Purpose - To address a securities conference.
Total Cost - $5,926.29

TAUZIN, WILBERT J II - Republican Party
March 30, 2000 - April 2, 2000 (4 days)
Palm Beach, FL
Purpose - conference
Total Cost - $3,377.00

BREAUX, JOHN B - Democratic Party
April 11, 2003 - April 14, 2003 (4 days)
Aventura, FL
Purpose - to speak with government representatives at Legislative Conference
Total Cost - $7,494.45

DODD, CHRISTOPHER J - Democratic Party
March 31, 2000 - April 2, 2000 (3 days)
Palm Beach, FL
Purpose - Speaking engagement at Securities Industry Association Government Relations spring legislative meeting
Total Cost - $3,746.50

CARPER, THOMAS R - Democratic Party
March 18, 2004 - March 18, 2004 (1 days)
New York, NY
Purpose - Meeting with high level executives of financial services companies, arranged by SIA.
Total Cost - $412.36

SUNUNU, JOHN E - Republican Party
June 23, 2004 - June 24, 2004 (2 days)
New York, NY
Purpose - Keynote speaker at SIA conference
Total Cost - $686.14

MCCRERY, JAMES OTIS III - Republican Party
November 3, 2004 - November 5, 2004 (3 days)
Boca Raton, FL
Co-sponsor(s): Waddell & Reed
Purpose - Speaker at Annual Meeting
Total Cost - $1,962.83

SUNUNU, JOHN E - Republican Party
November 30, 2004 - November 30, 2004 (1 days)
New York, NY
Purpose - Keynote speaker at SIA Conference
Total Cost - $523.70

BOEHNER, JOHN A - Republican Party
November 3, 2004 - November 5, 2004 (3 days)
Boca Raton, FL
Purpose - Participated on a Congressional panel
Total Cost - $3,401.96

MOORE, DENNIS - Democratic Party
April 1, 2005 - April 5, 2005 (5 days)
Miami, FL
Purpose - Conference brought together members of Congress. Congressional Staff, and Representatives of the Securities Industry to discuss legislative regulatory initiatives impacting industry
Total Cost - $4,549.30

NEUGEBAUER, RANDY - Republican Party
April 28, 2005 - April 29, 2005 (2 days)
New York, NY
Co-sponsor(s): New York Stock Exchange, Goldman Sachs
Purpose - Official fact finding and educational visit to meet with officials from the financial services industry
Total Cost - $2,533.55

KANJORSKI, PAUL E - Democratic Party
April 4, 2004 - April 4, 2004 (1 days)
Aventura, FL
Purpose - Speak at SIA'S Government Relations Legislative Conference Dinner
Total Cost - $900.58

HART, MELISSA - Republican Party
November 3, 2004 - November 5, 2004 (3 days)
Boca Raton, FL
Purpose - Conference speaker as a member of the House Financial Services Committee for SIA annual conference
Total Cost - $2,247.27

WATT, MELVIN L - Democratic Party
September 12, 2005 - September 13, 2005 (2 days)
New York, NY
Purpose - To attend the Securities Industry Association's New York briefing
Total Cost - $448.51

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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.