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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

Council of Saudi Chambers of Commerce & Industry


Total cost of 11 trips: $93,575.00


Traveler: Andrea Andrews (from the office of Richard Shelby)
Destination: SAUDI ARABIA
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Apr 13, 2000 (10 days)
Expense: $7,265.00
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Traveler: Richard Blackwood (from the office of James Inhofe)
Destination: SAUDI ARABIA
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Apr 13, 2000 (10 days)
Expense: $7,265.00
source

Traveler: Alan Doud (from the office of George Radanovich)
Destination: SAUDI ARABIA
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Apr 13, 2000 (10 days)
Expense: $7,265.00
source

Traveler: Doug Campbell (from the office of Howard Berman)
Destination: SAUDI ARABIA
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Apr 13, 2000 (10 days)
Expense: $7,265.00
source

Traveler: Susan Olson (from the office of Doug Bereuter)
Destination: SAUDI ARABIA
Purpose: FACT
Date: Apr 13, 2000 (10 days)
Expense: $7,265.00
source

Traveler: Priya Dayananda (from the office of Gregory Meeks)
Destination: SAUDI ARABIA
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Apr 13, 2000 (10 days)
Expense: $7,265.00
source

Traveler: James Hall (from the office of Mary Bono)
Destination: SAUDI ARABIA
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: May 24, 2001 (10 days)
Expense: $9,997.00
source

Traveler: Rebecca Hyder (from the office of Michael Bilirakis)
Destination: SAUDI ARABIA
Purpose: TO DISCUSS U.S. FOREIGN AND ECONOMIC POLICY WITH SAUDI GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS AND PRIVATE SECTOR REPRESENTATIVES
Date: May 24, 2001 (10 days)
Expense: $9,997.00
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Traveler: Steven Kreseski (from the office of Robert Ehrlich)
Destination: SAUDI ARABIA
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: May 24, 2001 (10 days)
Expense: $9,997.00
source

Traveler: David Dumke (from the office of John Dingell)
Destination: SAUDI ARABIA: RIYADH, DAMMAM, JEDDAH
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: May 24, 2001 (10 days)
Expense: $9,997.00
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Traveler: Anthony Silberfeld (from the office of Joseph Crowley)
Destination: RIYADH, DAMMAM, JEDDAH, SAUDI ARABIA
Purpose: FACT-FINDING/DISCUSS FUTURE OF SAUDI-AMERICAN RELATIONS
Date: May 24, 2001 (10 days)
Expense: $9,997.00
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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.