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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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    Teaching the Birds and the Bees

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    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

Safari Club International - $16,941.29 spent on 15 trips
57.9% spent on Democratic Party
0.0% spent on Independent Party
42.1% spent on Republican Party

BARCIA, JAMES A - Democratic Party
March 21, 2002 - March 24, 2002 (4 days)
Las Vegas, NV
Purpose - speak at annual convention
Total Cost - $1,613.50

CHAMBLISS, SAXBY - Republican Party
February 3, 2000 - February 6, 2000 (4 days)
Reno, NV
Purpose - speaking: receiving legislator of the year
Total Cost - $1,557.50

CUNNINGHAM, RANDY DUKE - Republican Party
March 22, 2002 - March 23, 2002 (2 days)
Las Vegas, NV
Purpose - keynote speaker at dinner
Total Cost - $1,337.50

DINGELL, JOHN D - Democratic Party
January 11, 2001 - January 13, 2001 (3 days)
Las Vegas, NV
Purpose - To meet with officials on Thursday and to speak at dinner on Friday
Total Cost - $540.22

GUTKNECHT, GILBERT W JR - Republican Party
February 3, 2000 - February 6, 2000 (4 days)
Reno, NV
Purpose - SCI Annual Convention
Total Cost - $594.20

HAYES, ROBERT C (ROBIN) - Republican Party
January 22, 2004 - January 24, 2004 (3 days)
Reno, NV
Purpose - speaking engagement for Safari Club International Convention
Total Cost - $1,774.00

PETERSON, COLLIN CLARK - Democratic Party
January 11, 2001 - January 14, 2001 (4 days)
Las Vegas, NV
Purpose - fact finding - speech
Total Cost - $918.33

PETERSON, COLLIN CLARK - Democratic Party
March 22, 2002 - March 25, 2002 (4 days)
Las Vegas, NV
Purpose - conference
Total Cost - $1,614.53

PORTER, JON C SR - Republican Party
February 1, 2003 - February 2, 2003 (2 days)
Reno, NV
Purpose - Legislative Dinner
Total Cost - $143.81

REHBERG, DENNIS R - Republican Party
January 31, 2003 - February 1, 2003 (2 days)
Reno, NV
Purpose - speak at seminar of Safari Club International convention
Total Cost - $1,131.50

THOMPSON, MIKE - Democratic Party
January 31, 2003 - February 1, 2003 (2 days)
Reno, NV
Purpose - speech at the Safari club's international convention
Total Cost -

YOUNG, DON E - Republican Party
February 3, 2000 - February 6, 2000 (4 days)
Reno, NV
Purpose - speak at annual conv. And participate in legis. Workshop
Total Cost - $594.20

BAYH, EVAN - Democratic Party
March 22, 2002 - March 23, 2002 (2 days)
Las Vegas, NV
Purpose - Speech at 30th annual conference
Total Cost - $4,993.00

NELSON, E BENJAMIN - Democratic Party
January 23, 2004 - January 24, 2004 (2 days)
Reno, NV
Purpose - Speaking engagement
Total Cost - $129.00

POMBO, RICHARD - Republican Party
January 23, 2004 - January 24, 2004 (2 days)
Reno, NV - Denver, CO
Purpose - not specified
Total Cost -

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.