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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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Food Marketing Institutes - $24,725.78 spent on 8 trips
43.3% spent on Democratic Party
0.0% spent on Independent Party
56.7% spent on Republican Party

BOEHNER, JOHN A - Republican Party
January 22, 2000 - January 25, 2000 (4 days)
Scottsdale, AZ
Purpose - Speech at annual conference
Total Cost - $1,478.99

BOEHNER, JOHN A - Republican Party
January 11, 2002 - January 14, 2002 (4 days)
Scottsdale, AZ
Purpose - participate/remarks FMI Legislative Conference
Total Cost - $3,638.79

BOEHNER, JOHN A - Republican Party
January 9, 2004 - January 13, 2004 (5 days)
Scottsdale, AZ
Purpose - remarks to FMI Board and conference participants
Total Cost - $5,604.07

BONILLA, HENRY - Republican Party
January 9, 2004 - January 11, 2004 (3 days)
Phoenix, AZ
Purpose - conference participation
Total Cost - $2,051.70

DOOLEY, CALVIN M - Democratic Party
January 13, 2001 - January 16, 2001 (4 days)
Boca Raton, FL
Purpose - Midwinter Executive Conference
Total Cost - $3,815.99

STENHOLM, CHARLIE W - Democratic Party
January 14, 2001 - January 16, 2001 (3 days)
Boca Raton, FL
Purpose - speech
Total Cost - $4,326.05

STENHOLM, CHARLIE W - Democratic Party
January 10, 2004 - January 12, 2004 (3 days)
Scottsdale, AZ
Purpose - speech
Total Cost - $2,576.50

BONILLA, HENRY - Republican Party
January 21, 2005 - January 23, 2005 (3 days)
Boca Raton, FL
Purpose - Substantial participation
Total Cost - $1,233.69

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.