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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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    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.

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Corning Inc. - $14,604.45 spent on 10 trips
12.0% spent on Democratic Party
0.0% spent on Independent Party
88.0% spent on Republican Party

BOEHLERT, SHERWOOD - Republican Party
May 30, 2001 - May 30, 2001 (1 days)
Corning, NY
Purpose - Official business, plant tours, briefings on legislation
Total Cost - $553.33

BURR, RICHARD M - Republican Party
January 5, 2000 - January 5, 2000 (1 days)
Wilmington, NC
Purpose - legislative briefing and tour
Total Cost - $828.50

BURR, RICHARD M - Republican Party
March 8, 2002 - March 10, 2002 (3 days)
Augusta, GA
Purpose - public policy conference
Total Cost - $2,469.00

GRAHAM, LINDSEY OLIN - Republican Party
March 8, 2002 - March 10, 2002 (3 days)
Augusta, GA
Purpose - Corning Public Policy conference
Total Cost - $841.00

HAYES, ROBERT C (ROBIN) - Republican Party
January 5, 2000 - January 5, 2000 (1 days)
Wilmington, NC
Purpose - Education
Total Cost - $848.50

HOUGHTON, AMORY JR - Republican Party
March 8, 2002 - March 10, 2002 (3 days)
Augusta, GA
Purpose - public policy forum
Total Cost - $2,597.06

ROGERS, HAROLD DALLAS - Republican Party
March 8, 2002 - March 10, 2002 (3 days)
Augusta, GA
Purpose - participate in public policy conference
Total Cost - $2,066.00

NICKLES, DONALD LEE - Republican Party
March 8, 2002 - March 10, 2002 (3 days)
Augusta, GA
Purpose - Participate in the Augusta Public Policy Conference
Total Cost - $2,646.56

CLINTON, HILLARY RODHAM - Democratic Party
June 22, 2002 - June 22, 2002 (1 days)
Rochester, NY
Purpose - fact-finding travel. Rochester, NY - New York City
Total Cost - $388.50

CLINTON, HILLARY RODHAM - Democratic Party
April 29, 2003 - April 29, 2003 (1 days)
Corning, NY
Purpose - site visit
Total Cost - $1,366.00

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.