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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

Children's Hospital


Total cost of 7 trips: $4,303.59


Traveler: Christiana Laventure (from the office of John Sununu)
Destination: BOSTON, MA
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL SHADOWING EVENT TO LEARN ABOUT UNIQUE ISSUES RELATED TO PEDIATRIC HEALTH CARE
Date: Apr 7, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $592.49
source

Traveler: Ann Russo (from the office of John Olver)
Destination: HARTFORD, CT
Purpose: TO SHADOW DOCTORS AND ADMINISTRATORS AT THE HOSPITAL.
Date: Apr 7, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $550.51
source

Traveler: Ann Jablon (from the office of Richard Neal)
Destination: BOSTON
Purpose: TO LEARN ABOUT PEDIATRIC HEALTH CARE AND DATED FEDERAL ISSUES.
Date: Apr 7, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $759.13
source

Traveler: Suzanne Dumont (from the office of Marty Meehan)
Destination: BOSTON
Purpose: EDUCATE HEALTH CARE STAFF ON THE ISSUES RELATED TO PEDIATRIC HEALTH CARE
Date: Apr 7, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $602.99
source

Traveler: Kaitlin Mccolgan (from the office of Michael Capuano)
Destination: BOSTON
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Apr 7, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $592.49
source

Traveler: Caroline Powers (from the office of Stephen Lynch)
Destination: BOSTON, MA
Purpose: THE PURPOSE OF THE TRIP WAS TO EDUCATE CONGRESSIONAL STAFF ABOUT THE UNIQUE ISSUES RELATED TO PEDIATRIC HEALTH CARE
Date: Apr 7, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $602.99
source

Traveler: Michael Behan (from the office of Bernard Sanders)
Destination: BWI TO BOSTON
Purpose: EDUCATION REGARDING UNIQUE ISSUES RELATED TO PEDIATRIC HEALTH CARE
Date: Apr 7, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $602.99
source



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.