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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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John Breaux

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  • Diana Bostic
  • John Broussard
  • Elaine Dalpiaz
  • Janet Forlini
  • Lauren Fuller
  • Callie Fuselier
  • Fred Hatfield
  • Rebecca Hawes
  • Paige Jennings
  • Stephanie Leger
  • Patrick Mcconnell
  • Mallory Moore
  • C Scott Payne
  • Scott Privat
  • Mary Pugh
  • Thomas Screen
  • Lindsay Spiller
  • Phil Thevenet
  • Sara Traigle
  • Andrew Vermilye
  • Sarah Walter
  • Noelie Zeringue

    Mary Landrieu

  • Aylin Acikalin
  • Mandy Folse
  • Herman Gesser
  • Michael Hinton
  • Lauren Jardell
  • Tanner Johnson
  • T Bradley Keith
  • Jennifer Lancaster
  • Rick Masters
  • Jason Matthews
  • Mark Mintz
  • Neal Orringer
  • Allen Richey
  • Norma Sabiston
  • Jason Schendle
  • Kathleen Strottman
  • Mark Tiner
  • Jerald White
  • Jeffrey Wiener
  • Alicia Williams
  • House

    Rodney Alexander

  • Ivana Alexander
  • Royal Alexander
  • Murphy Chestnut
  • Peter Conroy
  • Jonathan Johnson
  • Jodee Niswanger

    Richard Baker

  • C Scott Canady
  • J Patrick Cave
  • Charlotte Collins
  • Stuart Crigler
  • Paul Eubanks
  • Kevin Kirchner
  • Gretchen Lindquist
  • Lisa Mortier
  • Paul Sawyer
  • Fraser Verrusio
  • Thomas Wilson

    Charles Boustany

  • Jeff Dobrozsi
  • Erin Jones
  • Charles Shumate

    John Cooksey

  • Sally Buikema
  • Judith Cooley
  • Margo Hopkins
  • Greg Kelly
  • Baird Webel

    William Jefferson

  • Kwemo Angelle
  • Lionel Collins
  • Atonte Diete-Spiff
  • Roberta Hopkins
  • John Metcalf
  • David Morgan
  • Nicole Smith
  • Melvin Spence
  • Nicole Venable

    Bobby Jindal

  • Timothy Teepell

    Chris John

  • Jody Comeaux
  • Lynn Hershey
  • David Kay
  • Vera Lebrun
  • Gayle Parker
  • Jacob Roche
  • Samuel Roche
  • Stephen Stefaosk
  • Gordon Taylor

    Bob Livingston

    Jim Mccrery

  • Edgar Abrams
  • Bob Brooks
  • Elizabeth Coffin
  • Aimee Hartlage
  • Richard Hunt
  • Christopher King
  • Miriam Moore
  • Jennifer Nowlin
  • Jon Traub
  • Laura Walker

    Charlie Melancon

  • Erin Daste
  • Samuel Roche

    W.J. Tauzin

  • Jeremy Allen
  • Monica Azare
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  • Jason Bentley
  • Ramsen Betfarhad
  • Andrew Black
  • Linda Bloss-Baum
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  • Dan Brouillette
  • Dwight Cates
  • David Cavicke
  • Charles Clapton
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  • Bill Cooper
  • Jonathan Cordone
  • Gerald Couri
  • Sean Cunningham
  • Brent Del Monte
  • Brent Delmonte
  • Amy Droskoski
  • Dana Dupre
  • Anne Elizabeth Esposito
  • Pete Filon
  • Dick Frandsen
  • Neil Fried
  • Michael Goo
  • Garret Graves
  • Bruce Gwinn
  • Amy Hall
  • Bruce Harris
  • Cheryl Jaeger
  • Alisha Jeansonne
  • Ken Johnson
  • Teddy Jones
  • Brendan Kelsay
  • Purvee Kempf
  • Nandan Kenkeremath
  • Rick Kessler
  • Hollyn Kidd
  • Erin Kuhls
  • Andy Levin
  • Dave Marventano
  • Brian Mccullough
  • Robert Meyers
  • Patrick Morrisey
  • David Murventano
  • Byron Patterson
  • Chad Porter
  • Gregg Rothschild
  • Amii Sachdev
  • Jennifer Safavian
  • David Schooler
  • Sue Sheridan
  • Robert Simison
  • Mimi Simoneaux
  • Joseph Stanko
  • Bridgett Taylor
  • Steven Tilton
  • Jessica Wallace
  • Howard Waltzman
  • John Wheat
  • James White
  • Kelly Zerzan

    David Vitter

  • Charles Brittingham
  • Lynnel Brocato
  • Crystal Ellerbe
  • Gregory Facchiano
  • Evelyn Fortier
  • Tonya Newman
  • D O'brien
  • Robert Pipkin
  • Chris Stanley
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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

      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.