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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 by*

Julie Carr


Total cost of 10 trips: $16,564.56


Trips traveled under the office of William Delahunt

Destination: BOSTON, MA
Sponsor: Association of American Medical Colleges
Purpose: CONFERENCE ON HEALTHCARE
Date: Apr 17, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $850.32
source


Trips traveled under the office of Joseph Pitts

Destination: ISRAEL
Sponsor: American Jewish Committee
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jul 1, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $3,287.00
source

Destination: ANNUAL LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE ON THE INTERNET
Sponsor: ALCATEL, ASSOC. FOR COMPETITIVE TECH., AT&T, CABLE & WIRELESS, LEVEL 3, MICROSOFT, MP3.COM, PEGASUS, SAIC, VERISIGN, WINSTAR, XO COMMUNICATIONS
Purpose: TO PROVIDE STAFF W/ UNDERSTANDING OF THE HISTORY, OPERATIONS & POLICY QUESTIONS SURROUNDING INTERN
Date: Mar 16, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $616.03
source

Destination: TECH POLICY 2002 LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE
Sponsor: no sponsor listed on form
Purpose: EDUCATION ON TECHPOLICY FACING 107TH CONGRESS
Date: Feb 22, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $657.46
source

Destination: BRUSSELS (BELGIUM) AND GENEVA (SWITZERLAND)
Sponsor: Advanced Medical Technology Association
Purpose: TO LEARN ABOUT MEDICAL DEVICE ISSUES
Date: Aug 15, 2003 (9 days)
Expense: $4,609.29
source

Destination: SCOTTSDALE, AZ
Sponsor: Advanced Medical Technology Association
Purpose: TO FULLY UNDERSTAND ISSUES FACING MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY INDUSTRY
Date: Mar 5, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,517.26
source

Destination: PHILADELPHIA, PA
Sponsor: Comcast Corporation
Purpose: TO GAIN A BROADER UNDERSTANDING OF THE CABLE INDUSTRY & THEIR REGULATORY BURDEE
Date: Mar 12, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $772.18
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Sponsor: UNITED STATES TELECOM ASSOC, NATIONAL ASSOC. OF MANUFACTURER & CALIFORNIA MANUFACTURERS & TELECOM ASSOC.
Purpose: OVERALL IMPACT OF ECONOMICS ON TELECOM INDUSTRY INLIGHT OF CURRENT LAWS & REGS
Date: Apr 13, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,340.00
source

Destination: PORTLAND OR
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: INVESTIGATING POLICIES IMPACTING THE CABLE INDUSTRY
Date: Aug 12, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $864.20
source

Destination: DANA POINT, CA
Sponsor: Advanced Medical Technology Association
Purpose: LEARN ABOUT ISSUES RELATED TO MEDICAL DEVICES
Date: Mar 3, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $2,050.82
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Julie Carr.


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.