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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

Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines Inc


Total cost of 11 trips: $5,825.50


Traveler: Robert Stien (from the office of Lee Terry)
Destination:
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL - TOURISM INDUSTRY
Date: Nov 8, 2001 (4 days)
Expense: $243.50
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Traveler: Frank Murkowski (from the office of Frank Murkowski)
Destination: NEW YORK, NEW YORK
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL OVERVIEW CRUISE
Date: Nov 10, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,512.00
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Traveler: Corrine Brown (from the office of Corrine Brown)
Destination: NEW YORK
Purpose: OVERVIEW TOUR (MEETINGS, DEMONSTRATIONS)
Date: Nov 10, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $600.00
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Traveler: Monica Sheffield (from the office of Corrine Brown)
Destination: NEW YORK
Purpose: OVERVIEW TOUR (MEETINGS, DEMONSTRATIONS)
Date: Nov 10, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $287.00
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Traveler: Elias Simmons (from the office of Corrine Brown)
Destination: NEW YORK
Purpose: OVERVIEW TOUR (MEETINGS, DEMONSTRATIONS)
Date: Nov 10, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $287.00
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Traveler: Nicholas Martinelli (from the office of Corrine Brown)
Destination: NY
Purpose: OVERVIEW TOUR (MEETINGS, DEMONSTRATIONS)
Date: Nov 10, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $287.00
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Traveler: David Simon (from the office of Corrine Brown)
Destination: NEW YORK
Purpose: OVERVIEW TOUR (MEETINGS, DEMONSTRATIONS)
Date: Nov 10, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $287.00
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Traveler: Katherine Hicks (from the office of Wayne Gilchrest)
Destination:
Purpose: REVIEW OF ADA ACCOMMODATIONS ON ROYAL CARIBBEAN SHIP
Date: Nov 10, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $974.00
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Traveler: Jason Steinbaum (from the office of Eliot Engel)
Destination: NEW YORK CITY, NY
Purpose: OVERSIGHT AT CRUISE INDUSTRY INCLUDING ENVIRONMENTAL DISPOSAL ADA COMPLIANCE, SECURITY, AND OTHER ISSUES.
Date: Nov 10, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $487.00
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Traveler: Ari Strauss (from the office of Tim Holden)
Destination: NEW YORK CITY, PIER 88
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL OVERVIEW & OVERSIGHT OF CRUISE LINES
Date: Nov 10, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $287.00
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Traveler: Charles Royal (from the office of Jim Demint)
Destination: EMBARK SATURDAY THE 10TH, SHIP OVERVIEW AND BRIEFINGS SUNDAY, DISEMBARK MONDAY THE
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL FACT FINDING CRUISE-PROVIDING FIRST HAND KNOWLEDGE OF VARIOUS AREAS AND SERVICES OF THE PASSENGER CRUISE LINE INDUSTRY THAT ARE REGULATED BY THE U.S. GOVERNMENT
Date: Nov 10, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $574.00
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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.