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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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  • Alison Buist
  • Martha Cagle
  • Martin Doern
  • John Easton
  • Catherine Finley
  • Matt Hill
  • Wallace Hsueh
  • Lori Kinder
  • Richard Krikava
  • Joseph Lillis
  • Elizabeth Mcdonnell
  • Andrew Over
  • Kurt Pfotenhaver
  • Lori Prater
  • Louisa Schiller
  • Paul Unger
  • Jason Vaillancourt
  • Kathryn Webb
  • Valerie West
  • Rian Windsheiner

    Ron Wyden

  • Sarah Bittleman
  • Josh Kardon
  • Stephanie Kennon
  • Joshua Sheinkman
  • David Sohn
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    Earl Blumenauer

  • Judah Ariel
  • Hillary Barbour
  • Janine Benner
  • Timothy Daly
  • Joyce Fleming
  • James Kaski
  • James Maxwell
  • Marie Rietmann
  • Amy Scarton
  • Freya Thoreson
  • Spencer Wilson
  • Mariia Zimmerman

    Peter Defazio

  • Lisa Cohen
  • Penny Dodge
  • David Dreher
  • Katherine Eastman
  • Kristine Greco
  • Amelia Jenkins
  • Ven Neralla
  • Thomas Vinson
  • Katherine Weatherly Dedrick

    Darlene Hooley

  • Travis Brouwer
  • Joan Evans
  • Chris Huckleberry
  • Joan Mooney
  • John Prible
  • Matthew Schumalar

    Greg Walden

  • Matthew Byrne
  • Jeff Enger
  • Paul Griffin
  • Brian Hard
  • Valerie Henry
  • Brian Macdonald
  • Colby Marshall
  • Justen Rainey
  • Lindsay Slater
  • John Snider
  • Troy Tidwell

    David Wu

  • Holly Armstrong
  • Brian Branton
  • Ted Liu
  • William Miner
  • Julie Tippens


  • 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.