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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

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  • 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

Cellular Telecommunications Industry Association - $23,574.90 spent on 16 trips
26.9% spent on Democratic Party
0.0% spent on Independent Party
73.1% spent on Republican Party

BOUCHER, FREDRICK C - Democratic Party
June 11, 2004 - June 13, 2004 (3 days)
Hot Springs, VA
Purpose - speech to conference on issues to be debated during reopening of the 1996 Telcom Act in 2005.
Total Cost - $520.00

GOODLATTE, ROBERT W - Republican Party
May 12, 2000 - May 14, 2000 (3 days)
Hot Springs, VA
Purpose - to attend the CTIA retreat
Total Cost - $2,030.90

GOODLATTE, ROBERT W - Republican Party
May 4, 2001 - May 6, 2001 (3 days)
Hot Springs, VA
Purpose - Participate on panel discussion of technology policy issues at CTIA annual policy meeting.
Total Cost - $1,087.36

GOODLATTE, ROBERT W - Republican Party
May 3, 2002 - May 5, 2002 (3 days)
Hot Springs, VA
Purpose - conference on telecommunications issues.
Total Cost - $958.51

GOODLATTE, ROBERT W - Republican Party
May 16, 2003 - May 18, 2003 (3 days)
Hot Springs, VA
Purpose - Not specified
Total Cost - $1,285.88

GREEN, RAYMOND E. 'GENE' - Democratic Party
March 21, 2004 - March 23, 2004 (3 days)
Atlanta, GA
Purpose - to participate in the Cellular Telecommunications and Internet Association's annual convention
Total Cost - $1,718.80

MCCRERY, JAMES OTIS III - Republican Party
February 26, 2000 - February 27, 2000 (2 days)
New Orleans, LA
Purpose - Telecommunications conference
Total Cost - $1,045.00

PICKERING, CHARLES W JR - Republican Party
January 27, 2000 - January 28, 2000 (2 days)
New Orleans, LA
Purpose - CTIA Wireless 2000 convention
Total Cost - $1,225.00

PICKERING, CHARLES W JR - Republican Party
May 4, 2001 - May 6, 2001 (3 days)
Hot Springs, VA
Purpose - Speech and participate in panel discussions on wireless industry
Total Cost - $774.70

PICKERING, CHARLES W JR - Republican Party
February 27, 2001 - February 28, 2001 (2 days)
New Orleans, LA
Purpose - CTIA Wireless 2000 Convention
Total Cost - $1,225.00

PICKERING, CHARLES W JR - Republican Party
March 17, 2002 - March 18, 2002 (2 days)
Orlando, FL
Purpose - 2002 wireless convention
Total Cost - $934.09

TAUZIN, WILBERT J II - Republican Party
March 16, 2003 - March 17, 2003 (2 days)
New Orleans, LA
Purpose - Speaker, annual conference
Total Cost - $2,743.42

UPTON, FREDERICK STEPHEN - Republican Party
March 16, 2003 - March 17, 2003 (2 days)
New Orleans, LA
Purpose - CTIA annual conference
Total Cost - $2,783.42

WYNN, ALBERT - Democratic Party
May 3, 2002 - May 5, 2002 (3 days)
VA
Purpose - members and executives of wireless industry discuss matters affecting the wireless industry
Total Cost - $1,486.49

WYNN, ALBERT - Democratic Party
June 11, 2004 - June 13, 2004 (3 days)
Hot Springs, VA
Purpose - 5th Annual Policy Retreat
Total Cost - $2,622.73

GOODLATTE, ROBERT W - Republican Party
June 11, 2004 - June 13, 2004 (3 days)
Hot Springs, VA
Purpose - To participate in CTIA's annual policy conference
Total Cost - $1,133.60

American RadioWorks |
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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.