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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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  • 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.

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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New York Mercantile - $8,176.50 spent on 6 trips
32.5% spent on Democratic Party
0.0% spent on Independent Party
67.5% spent on Republican Party

BARTON, JOE L - Republican Party
March 19, 2004 - March 20, 2004 (2 days)
West Palm Beach, FL - Fort Lauderdale, FL
Purpose - Attend New York Mercantile Exchange Futures Industry Association annual conference and participate in the Washington Outlook Panel
Total Cost - $1,823.42

BOUCHER, FREDRICK C - Democratic Party
August 15, 2000 - August 15, 2000 (1 days)
New York, NY
Purpose - Presentation to executive officers on prospects for electricity restructuring legislation
Total Cost - $185.00

HOLDEN, TIM - Democratic Party
June 22, 2001 - June 22, 2001 (1 days)
New York, NY
Purpose - Discuss energy functions of exchange
Total Cost - $438.00

MORAN, JERRY - Republican Party
June 15, 2003 - June 16, 2003 (2 days)
New York, NY
Purpose - Educational
Total Cost - $973.00

MUSGRAVE, MARILYN N - Republican Party
March 18, 2005 - March 19, 2005 (2 days)
Boca Raton, FL
Purpose - Speaking engagement, Futures Industry Association Boca Conference
Total Cost - $2,723.43

CROWLEY, JOSEPH - Democratic Party
March 18, 2005 - March 19, 2005 (2 days)
Boca Raton, FL
Co-sponsor(s): Futures Industry Association
Purpose - Participate in Futures Conference, speak on Financial Services Committee Perspective
Total Cost - $2,033.65

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.