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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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Fleishman-Hillard Inc. - $17,214.78 spent on 7 trips
0.0% spent on Democratic Party
0.0% spent on Independent Party
100.0% spent on Republican Party

SKEEN, JOE - Republican Party
September 22, 2000 - September 22, 2000 (1 days)
Carlsbad, NM
Purpose - Attend/participate in DOE ceremony at WIPP site
Total Cost - $1,583.00

TAUZIN, WILBERT J II - Republican Party
February 19, 2001 - February 20, 2001 (2 days)
Menlo Park, CA
Purpose - technology conference
Total Cost - $481.40

CRAIG, LARRY E - Republican Party
August 25, 2000 - August 27, 2000 (3 days)
British Columbia, Canada
Purpose - Meetings and briefings with company officials on resource issues.
Total Cost - $4,760.38

SMITH, ROBERT - Republican Party
August 25, 2000 - August 27, 2000 (3 days)
British Columbia, Canada
Purpose - overview for senators of work done by wgI and relation to congressional agenda
Total Cost - $7,220.00

CRAIG, LARRY E - Republican Party
July 30, 2004 - August 1, 2004 (3 days)
British Columbia, Canada
Purpose - Speaking engagement
Total Cost -

HASTINGS, DOC - Republican Party
July 30, 2004 - August 1, 2004 (3 days)
Stuart Island, Canada
Purpose - not specified
Total Cost -

HASTINGS, DOC - Republican Party
July 30, 2004 - August 1, 2004 (3 days)
Stuart Island, Canada
Purpose - To attend and participate in an energy symposium focused on national energy policy
Total Cost - $3,170.00

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.