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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

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  • 06.11.15

    What can Japan teach us about teaching?

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    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.

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Trips by*

Kathleen Casey


Total cost of 8 trips: $8,270.82


Trips traveled under the office of Richard Shelby

Destination: KAWAI, HAWAII
Sponsor: American Association of Airport Executives
Purpose: AVIATION ISSUES CONFERENCE & SPEAKER
Date: Feb 18, 2000 (4 days)
Expense: $1,940.00
source

Destination: SEATTLE, WASHINGTON
Sponsor: Microsoft Corporation
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL WEST/BRIEFINGS
Date: Apr 9, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,679.34
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NEW YORK
Sponsor: New York Stock Exchange
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL TRIP TO NYSE
Date: Oct 18, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $491.34
source

Destination: CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA
Sponsor: Bank of America Corporation
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL VISIT TO BOX A COOPERATE HEADQUARTERS
Date: Apr 22, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $771.97
source

Destination: LAUDERDALE, FLA
Sponsor: American Bankers Association
Purpose: BUSINESS CONFERENCE; SPEAKER ON FINANCIAL SERVICES PANEL
Date: Feb 6, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $425.89
source

Destination: CHICAGO
Sponsor: Archipelago Holdings
Purpose: MARKET STRUCTURE ISSUES AND OBSERVATION OF ARCHIPELAGO'S EXCHANGE OPERATIONS
Date: Jun 3, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,149.52
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NEW YORK
Sponsor: Goldman Sachs Group
Purpose: BUSINESS CONFERENCE/ASCEND 2004 PANELLED IN BEAUMONT SESSION
Date: Oct 26, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $963.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK NEW YORK
Sponsor: New York Stock Exchange
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL VISIT TO NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE
Date: Dec 16, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $849.76
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Kathleen Casey.


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.