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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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Trips sponsored by

National Association of Letter Carriers


Total cost of 11 trips: $12,225.74


Traveler: Neil Abercrombie (from the office of Neil Abercrombie)
Destination: MONTEREY, CA
Purpose: SPEECH
Date: May 26, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $119.00
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Traveler: Denise Wilson (from the office of Henry Waxman)
Destination: CHICAGO, IL
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN LEGISLATIVE FORUM & CONVENTION
Date: Aug 1, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $950.00
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Traveler: Robert Taub (from the office of Dan Burton)
Destination: CHICAGO, IL
Purpose: TO ADDRESS NATIONAL CONVENTION ON POSTAL ISSUES
Date: Aug 1, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $781.47
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Traveler: Daniel Moll (from the office of Dan Burton)
Destination: CHICAGO
Purpose: ADDRESS LEGISLATIVE WORKSHOP AT NAT'L. CONVENTION
Date: Aug 1, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,825.00
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Traveler: Barney Frank (from the office of Barney Frank)
Destination: BOSTON-CHICAGO-MEMPHIS
Purpose: SPEECH AT NALC CONVENTION
Date: Aug 2, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $1,338.74
source

Traveler: David Bonior (from the office of David Bonior)
Destination: HARBOR SPRINGS MICHIGAN
Purpose: SPEECH
Date: May 20, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $259.90
source

Traveler: Neil Abercrombie (from the office of Neil Abercrombie)
Destination: ORANGE CO. CA
Purpose: SPEECH
Date: May 17, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $459.50
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Traveler: Nanci Langley (from the office of Daniel Akaka)
Destination: HONOLULU, HAWAII
Purpose: TO SERVE ON A CONGRESSIONAL PANEL TO DISCUSS S. 2468, THE POSTAL REFORM BILL AT THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF LETTER CARRIERS' CONVENTION
Date: Jul 17, 2004 (6 days)
Expense: $850.00
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Traveler: Richard Boykin (from the office of Danny Davis)
Destination: HONOLULU, HI
Purpose: SPEECH
Date: Jul 18, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,450.00
source

Traveler: Danny Davis (from the office of Danny Davis)
Destination: HONOLULU, HAWAII
Purpose:
Date: Jul 18, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $2,080.46
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Traveler: Ronald Martinson (from the office of Thomas Davis)
Destination: WASHINGTON, DC/HONOLULU, HAWAII
Purpose: TO SPEAK AT ANNUAL CONVENTION-SEMINAR ON RETIREMENT ISSUES AFFECTING FEDERAL CIVILIAN EMPLOYEES. (ALSO SPENT DAY AT US NAVY FACILITIES AT PEARL HARBOR-MEETINGS WITH CIVILIAN EMPLOYEES AND MANAGERS)
Date: Jul 20, 2004 (4 days)
Expense: $2,111.67
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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.