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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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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

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  • 06.11.15

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    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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Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc - $6,972.85 spent on 9 trips
100.0% spent on Democratic Party
0.0% spent on Independent Party
0.0% spent on Republican Party

CLYBURN, JAMES E - Democratic Party
May 31, 2003 - May 31, 2003 (1 days)
Detroit, MI
Purpose - Deliver keynote address to Delta Sigma Theta Sorority regional conference.
Total Cost - $1,158.00

FORD, HAROLD E JR - Democratic Party
July 21, 2002 - July 22, 2002 (2 days)
Atlanta, GA
Purpose - speaker
Total Cost - $753.50

JOHNSON, EDDIE BERNICE - Democratic Party
May 17, 2002 - May 19, 2002 (3 days)
Las Vegas, NV
Purpose - Speaking engagement
Total Cost - $945.00

JONES, STEPHANIE TUBBS - Democratic Party
January 25, 2002 - January 26, 2002 (2 days)
Detroit, MI
Purpose - Keynote speaker
Total Cost - $908.00

JONES, STEPHANIE TUBBS - Democratic Party
July 11, 2003 - July 13, 2003 (3 days)
Boston, MA
Purpose - Keynote speaker
Total Cost - $760.00

JONES, STEPHANIE TUBBS - Democratic Party
August 22, 2003 - August 24, 2003 (3 days)
Seattle, WA
Purpose - Keynote speaker
Total Cost - $758.00

JONES, STEPHANIE TUBBS - Democratic Party
February 21, 2003 - February 22, 2003 (2 days)
Indianapolis, IN
Purpose - Keynote speaker
Total Cost - $850.00

JONES, STEPHANIE TUBBS - Democratic Party
January 28, 2005 - January 29, 2005 (2 days)
Syracuse, NY
Co-sponsor(s): Rancocus Valley Alumni
Purpose - Guest speaker
Total Cost - $555.35

JONES, STEPHANIE TUBBS - Democratic Party
January 23, 2004 - January 25, 2004 (3 days)
New Orleans, LA
Purpose - Keynote Speaker; Annual Founders Day Ceremony
Total Cost - $285.00

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.