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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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Globe USA - $8,692.95 spent on 6 trips
0.0% spent on Democratic Party
3.7% spent on Independent Party
96.3% spent on Republican Party

GREENWOOD, JAMES C - Republican Party
November 17, 2000 - November 20, 2000 (4 days)
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Purpose - To attend GLOBE International Executive Committee meeting in the Hague
Total Cost - $2,833.00

GREENWOOD, JAMES C - Republican Party
February 5, 2001 - February 6, 2001 (2 days)
Nairobi, Kenya - Kiunga, Kenya - Lamu, Kenya - Shimoni, Kenya
Purpose - Visit local government conservation programs
Total Cost - $3,220.28

GREENWOOD, JAMES C - Republican Party
November 30, 2001 - December 3, 2001 (4 days)
Paris, France
Purpose - Speak about alternative energy and pollution issues on the opening panel of the Global Conference on Oceans and Coasts.
Total Cost - $771.47

GREENWOOD, JAMES C - Republican Party
June 22, 2001 - June 23, 2001 (2 days)
Tarrytown, NY
Purpose - Participate in conference of how Export Credit Agencies impact the global climate system and the role they play in financing energy and fossil fuel infrastructure in developing countries with other legislators.
Total Cost - $310.00

GREENWOOD, JAMES C - Republican Party
July 13, 2001 - July 15, 2001 (3 days)
Queenstown, MD
Purpose - The International Legislators' Conference on Clean Energy and the 16th GLOBE International General Assembly.
Total Cost - $1,233.20

JEFFORDS, JAMES M - Independent Party
July 13, 2001 - July 14, 2001 (2 days)
Queenstown, MD
Purpose - Conference on clean technologies and alternative energy as ways of reducing gas emissions and addressing global climate change
Total Cost - $325.00

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.