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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

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Trips sponsored by

Corning Inc


Total cost of 16 trips: $19,429.04


Traveler: Richard Burr (from the office of Richard Burr)
Destination: WILMINGTON, NC
Purpose: LEGISLATIVE BRIEFING AND TOUR
Date: Jan 5, 2000
Expense: $828.50
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Traveler: Robin Hayes (from the office of Robin Hayes)
Destination: CORNING WILMINGTON PLANT IN WILMINGTON, NC
Purpose: EDUCATION
Date: Jan 5, 2000
Expense: $848.50
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Traveler: Sherwood Boehlert (from the office of Sherwood Boehlert)
Destination: CORNING, NY
Purpose: OFFICIAL BUSINESS, PLANT TOURS, BRIEFINGS ON LEGISLATION
Date: May 30, 2001
Expense: $553.33
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Traveler: Timothy Clancy (from the office of Sherwood Boehlert)
Destination: CORNING, NEW YORK
Purpose: PLANT TOUR, FACT FINDING MISSION & BRIEFING RE LEGISLATIVE
Date: May 30, 2001
Expense: $1,680.00
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Traveler: Dean D'amore (from the office of Sherwood Boehlert)
Destination: CORNING, NY
Purpose: PLANT TOURS, FACT-FINDING MISSION, AND BRIEFINGS REGARDING LEGISLATION
Date: May 30, 2001
Expense: $573.33
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Traveler: Don Nickles (from the office of Don Nickles)
Destination: GEORGIA
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN THE AUGUSTA PUBLIC POLICY CONFERENCE
Date: Mar 8, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $2,646.56
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Traveler: Harold Rogers (from the office of Harold Rogers)
Destination: AUGUSTA, GA
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN PUBLIC POLICY CONFERENCE
Date: Mar 8, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $2,066.00
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Traveler: Amory Houghton (from the office of Amory Houghton)
Destination: AUGUSTA, GA
Purpose: PUBLIC POLICY FORUM
Date: Mar 8, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $2,597.06
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Traveler: Richard Burr (from the office of Richard Burr)
Destination: WINSTON-SALEM, NC TO AUGUSTA, GA
Purpose: PUBLIC POLICY CONFERENCE
Date: Mar 8, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $2,469.00
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Traveler: Lindsey Graham (from the office of Lindsey Graham)
Destination: AUGUSTA, GEORGIA
Purpose: CORNING PUBLIC POLICY CONFERENCE
Date: Mar 8, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $841.00
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Traveler: Hillary Clinton (from the office of Hillary Clinton)
Destination: ROCHESTER, NY TO NEW YORK CITY
Purpose: FACT FINDING TRAVEL
Date: Jun 22, 2002
Expense: $388.50
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Traveler: Karen Keogh (from the office of Hillary Clinton)
Destination: ROCHESTER, NY TO WESTCHESTER, NY
Purpose: TRAVEL IN CONNECTION WITH MY DUTIES AS A SENATE EMPLOYEE TO ACCOMPANY AND STAFF SENATOR WHILE ON OFFICIAL BUSINESS IN ROCHESTER, NY
Date: Jun 22, 2002
Expense: $388.50
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Traveler: Hillary Clinton (from the office of Hillary Clinton)
Destination: CORNING, NY
Purpose: SITE VISIT
Date: Apr 29, 2003
Expense: $1,366.00
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Traveler: Huma Abedin (from the office of Hillary Clinton)
Destination: CORNING, NY
Purpose: SITE VISIT
Date: Apr 29, 2003
Expense: $1,366.00
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Traveler: Philippe Reines (from the office of Hillary Clinton)
Destination: BINGHAMTON, NEW YORK
Purpose: TO VISIT THE CORNING PLANT IN CORNING, NY
Date: Jan 3, 2005
Expense: $408.38
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Traveler: Andrew Shapiro (from the office of Hillary Clinton)
Destination: BINGHAMTON, NEW YORK
Purpose: TO VISIT THE CORNING PLANT IN CORNING, NY
Date: Jan 3, 2005
Expense: $408.38
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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.