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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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Americans United to Protect Social Security - $6,288.48 spent on 9 trips
100.0% spent on Democratic Party
0.0% spent on Independent Party
0.0% spent on Republican Party

POMEROY, EARL RALPH - Democratic Party
March 24, 2005 - March 24, 2005 (1 days)
Rochester, MN
Purpose - Discuss Social Security
Total Cost - $889.81

NEAL, RICHARD E - Democratic Party
April 15, 2005 - April 16, 2005 (2 days)
Cleveland, OH - Hartford, OH
Purpose - To speak to group regarding Social Security Reform
Total Cost - $469.00

LEVIN, SANDER - Democratic Party
April 4, 2005 - April 4, 2005 (1 days)
Philadelphia, PA
Purpose - Invited to attend Town Hall
Total Cost - $250.00

LEVIN, SANDER - Democratic Party
May 16, 2005 - May 16, 2005 (1 days)
Erie, PA
Purpose - Invited to attend Town Hall
Total Cost - $313.30

BECERRA, XAVIER - Democratic Party
May 31, 2005 - June 1, 2005 (2 days)
Albuquerque, NM
Purpose - Congressman participated in Town Hall meeting on Social Security reform
Total Cost - $606.55

BERRY, MARION - Democratic Party
June 17, 2005 - June 20, 2005 (4 days)
Dayton, OH - New Albany, IN
Purpose - Roundtable discussions about Social Security
Total Cost - $1,546.19

MICHAUD, MICHAEL H - Democratic Party
June 17, 2005 - June 18, 2005 (2 days)
Dayton, OH
Purpose - Speaker at town hall meeting on the importance of Social Security to rural states
Total Cost - $872.97

ETHERIDGE, BOB - Democratic Party
June 19, 2005 - June 20, 2005 (2 days)
Louisville, KY
Purpose - Town hall to discuss importance of Social Security to rural Americans
Total Cost - $468.29

MICHAUD, MICHAEL H - Democratic Party
June 17, 2005 - June 18, 2005 (2 days)
Dayton, OH
Purpose - Speaker at town hall meeting on the importance of Social Security to rural states
Total Cost - $872.37

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.