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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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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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    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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Natl Council of La Raza - $11,699.18 spent on 10 trips
100.0% spent on Democratic Party
0.0% spent on Independent Party
0.0% spent on Republican Party

SANCHEZ, LINDA - Democratic Party
June 26, 2004 - June 27, 2004 (2 days)
Los Angeles, CA
Purpose - keynote speaker
Total Cost - $737.04

LIEBERMAN, JOSEPH I - Democratic Party
July 16, 2001 - July 16, 2001 (1 days)
Milwaukee, WI
Purpose - Senator address national Council of La Raza's annual conference luncheon
Total Cost - $320.00

NAPOLITANO, GRACE - Democratic Party
June 28, 2004 - June 29, 2004 (2 days)
Phoenix, AZ
Purpose - As a panelist provided updates on legislative work on behalf of the Congressional Mental Health Caucus
Total Cost - $177.29

SANCHEZ, LORETTA - Democratic Party
June 27, 2004 - June 27, 2004 (1 days)
Phoenix, AZ
Purpose - Speaking engagement
Total Cost - $788.24

GUTIERREZ, LUIS V - Democratic Party
June 27, 2004 - June 29, 2004 (3 days)
Phoenix, AZ
Purpose - Speaker at NCLR National Conference
Total Cost - $817.20

GUTIERREZ, LUIS V - Democratic Party
December 27, 2004 - December 30, 2004 (4 days)
Guadalajara, Mexico
Purpose - Retreat of Hispanic Leaders - Encuentro
Total Cost - $1,330.84

GUTIERREZ, LUIS V - Democratic Party
December 27, 2003 - December 30, 2003 (4 days)
Half Moon Bay, CA
Purpose - Hispanic leaders retreat - Encuentro
Total Cost - $2,139.00

GUTIERREZ, LUIS V - Democratic Party
December 26, 2001 - December 31, 2001 (6 days)
San Antonio, TX
Purpose - Encuentro - Leadership Retreat
Total Cost - $2,066.79

GUTIERREZ, LUIS V - Democratic Party
December 26, 2000 - December 29, 2000 (4 days)
Tampa, FL
Purpose - Hispanic Leaders Retreat - Encuentro
Total Cost - $2,717.02

BECERRA, XAVIER - Democratic Party
July 18, 2005 - July 19, 2005 (2 days)
Philadelphia, PA
Purpose - Congressman spoke at NCLR Annual Conference - session entitled "Wealth Creation in Latino Communities" on 7/19.
Total Cost - $605.76

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.