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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.

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Trips sponsored by

Family Farm Alliance


Total cost of 8 trips: $6,143.58


Traveler: George Miller (from the office of George Miller)
Destination: LAS VEGAS, NEVADA
Purpose: KEYNOTE SPEAKER AT ANNUAL CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 27, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,232.50
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Traveler: J Stevens Lanich (from the office of Nick Rahall)
Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV
Purpose: ADDRESS FAMILY FARM ALLIANCE ANNUAL MEETING
Date: Feb 24, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $732.77
source

Traveler: Joshua Johnson (from the office of James Hansen)
Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV
Purpose:
Date: Feb 25, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $615.50
source

Traveler: Joshua Johnson (from the office of James Hansen)
Destination: LAS VEGAS
Purpose: PANEL PRESENTER ON WATER & POWER PRIORITIES
Date: Feb 27, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $862.50
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Traveler: J Stevens Lanich (from the office of Doc Hastings)
Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN PANEL DISCUSSION OF WESTERN WATER PROBLEM
Date: Feb 27, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $802.75
source

Traveler: Joshua Johnson (from the office of Richard Pombo)
Destination: LAS VEGAS
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN A PANEL DISCUSSION, TO GIVE FAMILY FARM ALLIANCE MEMBERS SOME INSIGHT INTO THE AGENDA FOR THE COMING SESSION OF CONGRESS
Date: Mar 6, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $671.46
source

Traveler: Kiel Weaver (from the office of Richard Pombo)
Destination: LAS VEGAS
Purpose: PARTICIPATED IN PANEL DISCUSSION ON FEDERAL LEGISLATIVE ISSUES AS PART OF THE FAMILY FARM ALLIANCE'S ANNUAL MEETING
Date: Mar 10, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $552.50
source

Traveler: Vince Sampson (from the office of Richard Pombo)
Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE ON A PANEL DISCUSSING WATER ISSUES BEFORE THE COMMITTEE ON RESOURCES
Date: Mar 10, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $673.60
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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.