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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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Congresspersons and traveling staff for

North Carolina

Senate

Elizabeth Dole

  • Alfred Garesche
  • Gregory Gross
  • Frank Hill
  • Scott Quesenberry
  • Danielle Turnipseed

    John Edwards

  • Victoria Basseth
  • Crystal Bennett
  • Michael Briggs
  • Erica Buehrens
  • Derek Chollet
  • Laura Godwin
  • Kate Heath
  • Stephanie Jones
  • Miles Lackey
  • Jeffrey Lane
  • Maureen Mahon
  • Kathryn Marks
  • Kevin Monroe

    Jesse Helms

  • Sara Elizabeth Battaglia
  • Chess Bedsole
  • Wayne Boyles
  • James Broughton
  • Brian Fox
  • Adam Frey
  • Philip Griffin
  • George Holding
  • Mark Lagon
  • Matt Leggert
  • Matthew Leggett
  • Walter Lohman
  • Kristen Madison
  • Patricia Mcnerney
  • Brian Meyers
  • Roger Noriega
  • Kelly O'neal
  • Maurice Perkins
  • Mary Lynn Qurnell
  • David Rouzer
  • Jedidiah Royal
  • Natasha Watson
  • David Whitney
  • Susan Williams
  • House

    Frank Ballance

  • Dana Hopings

    Cass Ballenger

  • Dan Gurley
  • Roberta Hood
  • Rebecca Linder
  • Timothy Linko
  • Ben Moser
  • Roberta Myers
  • Heath Weems

    Richard Burr

  • Alicia Clark
  • Jennifer Hansen
  • Peter Hars
  • Amelia Meli
  • Kimrey Rhinehardt
  • Brian Vanderbloemen
  • John Versaggi

    G.K. Butterfield

  • Adria Crutchfield
  • Robert Harris
  • Saul Hernandez

    Eva Clayton

  • Johnny Barnes
  • Dollie Burwell
  • Corliss Clemonts-James
  • Darryl Smith

    Howard Coble

  • Sarah Birch
  • Robbie Boone
  • Missy Branson
  • Amanda Hamilton
  • Chris Katopis
  • Nancy Mazza
  • Ed Mcdonald
  • Blaine Merritt
  • Andrew Moretl
  • Anna Sagely
  • Jane Scott

    Bob Etheridge

  • Julie Dwyer
  • Jennifer Eberhardt
  • Margaret Fisher
  • Patricia Lawler
  • Christopher Ogilvie
  • Lindy Paull
  • Ida Pleasants
  • Carolyn Smith

    Virginia Foxx

  • Deana Funderburk
  • Robert Honold
  • Richard Hudson

    Robin Hayes

  • Jon Causey
  • Andrew Duke
  • Neil Mahoney
  • Andy Munn
  • Timothy Peters
  • Thomas Sevier
  • Jennifer Thompson
  • Jana Weir

    Walter Jones

  • Michael Araman
  • Joshua Bowlen
  • Geoff Bowman
  • Glen Downs
  • John Weaver
  • Katie Woodruff
  • Whitley Worthington

    Patrick Mchenry

  • Douglas Stewart

    Mike Mcintyre

  • Caroline Barbee
  • Jeff Hogg
  • Audrey Lesesne
  • Martha Ann Mclean
  • Blair Milligan

    Brad Miller

  • Thomas Koonce
  • Bryan Mitchell

    Sue Myrick

  • Lisa Bos
  • Neil Bradley
  • Stephen Flippin
  • Elizabeth Hoy
  • Bradley Jones
  • Jayda Justus
  • Sheila Moloney
  • Richard Priest
  • Becci Roberts
  • David Spoonet
  • Paul Teller
  • Lisa Waltzman

    David Price

  • Doug Bend
  • Susan Carr
  • Susan Gossman
  • Asher Hildebrand
  • Susan Howard
  • Jodi Keyserling
  • Elizabeth Kirhland
  • Elizabeth Kirkland
  • Susan Mers
  • Eric Safp

    Charles Taylor

  • Sean Dalton
  • Roger France
  • Rex Shepherd

    Mel Watt

  • Andrew Barwig
  • Andrew Berwig
  • Paul Brathwaite
  • Joyce Brayboy
  • Keven Brough
  • Laura Hooper
  • Jewel James
  • Erika Jeffers
  • William Johnson
  • Jesse Price
  • Christal Sheppard


  • 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.