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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

New York University


Total cost of 14 trips: $8,688.59


Traveler: John Harrington (from the office of Bill Archer)
Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Purpose: PARTICIPATION IN SEMINAR ON SUBPART F TAX RULES
Date: Feb 11, 2000
Expense: $227.00
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Traveler: Diana Degette (from the office of Diana Degette)
Destination: NEW YORK, NEW YORK
Purpose: SPEAK AT SYMPOSIUM ON THE LEGAL ISSUES OF THE CLINTON IMPEACHMENT
Date: May 19, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $1,032.00
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Traveler: James Oberstar (from the office of James Oberstar)
Destination: NEW YORK CITY, NY
Purpose: SPEECH: FUTURE OF AVIATION IN THE NY/NJ METRO REG
Date: Jun 19, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $427.80
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Traveler: Joseph Lieberman (from the office of Joseph Lieberman)
Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Purpose: SENATOR WAS KEYNOTE SPEAKER AT NYU LAW SCHOOL GRADUATION
Date: May 11, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $898.24
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Traveler: Susan Jensen (from the office of F. James Sensenbrenner)
Destination: NEW YORK, NEW YORK
Purpose: EDUCATION
Date: Aug 26, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $650.00
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Traveler: Stephanie Moore (from the office of F. James Sensenbrenner)
Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Purpose: TO ATTEND THE ANNUAL CONFERENCE ON BANKRUPTCY
Date: Aug 27, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $650.00
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Traveler: Tara Zimmerman (from the office of William Thomas)
Destination: NYU GOVERNMENT SEMINAR
Purpose: INT'L TAX FORUM
Date: Feb 27, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $368.00
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Traveler: Harold Ford (from the office of Harold Ford)
Destination: ORLANDO, FL-NEW YORK, NY-WASHINGTON, D.C.
Purpose: SPEECH TO GRADUATING CLASS ON NATIONAL POLICY AGENDA
Date: May 12, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $815.00
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Traveler: Brian Mergharo (from the office of William Thomas)
Destination: NEW YORK UNIVERSITY SPEECH
Purpose: SPEECH/ROUNDTABLE ON BOOK/MP DIFFERENCES
Date: May 18, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $362.92
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Traveler: Lauralee Matthews (from the office of William Thomas)
Destination: NYU TAX CONFERENCE FOR GOV'T
Purpose: TAX CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 5, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $497.53
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Traveler: David Noren (from the office of William Thomas)
Destination: NYC
Purpose: NYU TAX SEMINAR FOR GOV'T
Date: Feb 5, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $450.33
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Traveler: E Ray Beeman (from the office of William Thomas)
Destination:
Purpose: NYU TAX POLICY SEMINAR FOR GOVERNMENT
Date: Feb 5, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $579.29
source

Traveler: Frank Jannuzi (from the office of Joseph Biden)
Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Purpose: TO ATTEND A CONFERENCE ON NORTH KOREA
Date: Oct 22, 2004
Expense: $280.00
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Traveler: Neil Macbride (from the office of Joseph Biden)
Destination: FLORENCE, ITALY
Purpose: PARTICIPANT IN ANNUAL TERRORISM CONFERENCE SPONSORED BY NEW YORK UNIVERSITY'S CENTER ON LAW AND SECURITY, "PROSECUTING TERRORISM: THE GLOBAL CHALLENGE"
Date: May 25, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,450.48
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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.