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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

    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.
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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

International Food Dairy Association - $31,485.89 spent on 11 trips
25.3% spent on Democratic Party
0.0% spent on Independent Party
74.7% spent on Republican Party

BOEHNER, JOHN A - Republican Party
January 8, 2000 - January 13, 2000 (6 days)
Rancho Mirage, CA
Purpose - Speech/annual conference
Total Cost - $5,472.00

BOEHNER, JOHN A - Republican Party
January 14, 2002 - January 17, 2002 (4 days)
Scottsdale, AZ
Purpose - give remarks/moderate legislative briefings at IDFA legislative conference
Total Cost - $3,572.79

DOOLEY, CALVIN M - Democratic Party
January 10, 2000 - January 12, 2000 (3 days)
Rancho Mirage, CA
Purpose - Speech/conference
Total Cost - $2,438.50

DOOLEY, CALVIN M - Democratic Party
January 17, 2004 - January 21, 2004 (5 days)
Boca Raton, FL
Purpose - IDFA Dairy Forum
Total Cost - $2,876.96

GUTKNECHT, GILBERT W JR - Republican Party
January 17, 2004 - January 20, 2004 (4 days)
Boca Raton, FL
Purpose - conference and speaking engagement
Total Cost - $3,236.96

SESSIONS, PETE - Republican Party
January 23, 2001 - January 24, 2001 (2 days)
Miami, FL
Purpose - spoke on panel
Total Cost - $1,963.91

SESSIONS, PETE - Republican Party
January 18, 2004 - January 20, 2004 (3 days)
Boca Raton, FL
Purpose - speak on congressional panel
Total Cost - $1,570.16

STENHOLM, CHARLIE W - Democratic Party
January 22, 2001 - January 24, 2001 (3 days)
Miami, FL
Purpose - annual policy meeting
Total Cost - $2,648.52

ROBERTS, PAT - Republican Party
February 10, 2001 - February 12, 2001 (3 days)
Orlando, FL
Purpose - keynote speaker at meeting
Total Cost - $2,101.20

ROBERTS, PAT - Republican Party
February 13, 2004 - February 16, 2004 (4 days)
Miami, FL
Purpose - Speaker at international sweetener colloquium
Total Cost - $1,614.89

ROBERTS, PAT - Republican Party
January 8, 2005 - January 11, 2005 (4 days)
Orlando, FL
Purpose - Speaker at conference
Total Cost - $3,990.00

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.