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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

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority


Total cost of 9 trips: $6,987.85


Traveler: Stephanie Tubbs Jones (from the office of Stephanie Tubbs Jones)
Destination: DC - DETROIT - CLEVE
Purpose: KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Date: Jan 25, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $908.00
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Traveler: Eddie Bernice Johnson (from the office of Eddie Bernice Johnson)
Destination: LAS VEGAS
Purpose: SPEAK AT LUNCHEON
Date: May 17, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $960.00
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Traveler: Harold Ford (from the office of Harold Ford)
Destination: MEMPHIS-ATLANTA-DC
Purpose: SPEAKER
Date: Jul 21, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $753.50
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Traveler: Stephanie Tubbs Jones (from the office of Stephanie Tubbs Jones)
Destination: DC-INDIANAPOLIS-CLEVELAND
Purpose: KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Date: Feb 21, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $850.00
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Traveler: James Clyburn (from the office of James Clyburn)
Destination: DETROIT, MI
Purpose: DELIVER KEYNOTE ADDRESS TO DELTA SIGMA THETA: REGIONAL CONFERENCE
Date: May 31, 2003
Expense: $1,158.00
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Traveler: Stephanie Tubbs Jones (from the office of Stephanie Tubbs Jones)
Destination: BOSTON
Purpose: KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Date: Jul 11, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $760.00
source

Traveler: Stephanie Tubbs Jones (from the office of Stephanie Tubbs Jones)
Destination: SEATTLE
Purpose: KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Date: Aug 22, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $758.00
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Traveler: Stephanie Tubbs Jones (from the office of Stephanie Tubbs Jones)
Destination: Charlotte, New Orleans, Washington, D.C.
Purpose: Keynote Speaker, Annual Founders Day Ceremony
Date: Jan 23, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $285.00
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Traveler: Stephanie Tubbs Jones (from the office of Stephanie Tubbs Jones)
Destination: WASHINGTON DC-SYRACUSE, NY
Purpose: GUEST SPEAKER
Date: Jan 28, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $555.35
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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.