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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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  • 06.17.15

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  • 06.11.15

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Trips by*

Frank Cavaliere


Total cost of 15 trips: $18,579.29


Trips traveled under the office of George Allen

Destination: SEATTLE, WA
Sponsor: Microsoft Corporation
Purpose: VISIT CORPORATE CAMPUS
Date: Feb 21, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,389.58
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY AND YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, NY
Sponsor: IBM Corporation
Purpose: VISIT RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER AND INDUSTRIAL SOLUTIONS LAB
Date: Mar 4, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $807.96
source

Destination: WILLIAMSBURG, VIRGINIA
Sponsor: Telecommunications Industry Association
Purpose: BROADBAND POLICY SUMMIT
Date: Apr 12, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $629.00
source

Destination: OAKLAND, CA
Sponsor: Silicon Valley Public Affairs Group
Purpose: TECHNOLOGY FACT FINDING TOUR
Date: Aug 14, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,448.50
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY, NY
Sponsor: Microsoft Corporation
Purpose: TABLET PC LAUNCH
Date: Nov 6, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,496.46
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NEW YORK
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: TO ADDRESS CABLE PROGRAMMING ISSUES, TELECOMMUNICATIONS FINANCE AND BROADBAND DEPLOYMENT WITH CABLE EXECUTIVES
Date: Dec 5, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,835.12
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NEVADA
Sponsor: Consumer Electronics Association
Purpose: 2003 LEADERS IN TECHNOLOGY INTERNATIONAL CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW
Date: Jan 9, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,733.00
source

Destination: LOS ANGELES AND SAN DIEGO CALIFORNIA
Sponsor: Information Technology Industry Council
Purpose: FACT FINDING TRIP TO VISIT CUTTING EDGE TECHNOLOGY FACILITIES AS WELL AS EXECUTIVE BRIEFINGS ON POLICY ISSUES FACING THE TECH INDUSTRY
Date: Feb 18, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $2,158.00
source

Destination: FARMINGTON, PA
Sponsor: Dutko Group Inc
Purpose: LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE ON THE INTERNET AND TECHNOLOGY
Date: Mar 7, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $653.68
source

Destination: BOSTON, MA
Sponsor: RHOADS, WEBER, SHANDWICK
Purpose: HEADQUARTERS SITE & FACT FINDING VISIT
Date: Apr 16, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $825.01
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Sponsor: SBC Communications Inc
Purpose: SEMINAR ON TECHNOLOGY AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS POLICY
Date: Apr 22, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,684.90
source

Destination: PITTSBURGH, PA
Sponsor: Carnegie Mellon University
Purpose: CYBER SECURITY RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT TRIP
Date: Jun 30, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $738.70
source

Destination: RICHMOND, VA
Sponsor: BellSouth Corporation
Purpose: UNIVERSAL SERVICE/TELECOMMUNICATION STAFF TRIP
Date: Jul 18, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $612.44
source

Destination: LOS ANGELES AND SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA
Sponsor: Information Technology Industry Council
Purpose: VISIT SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA'S HIGH-TECHNOLOGY FACILITIES, AS WELL AS EXECUTIVE BRIEFINGS ON TECHNOLOGY RELATED POLICY ISSUES
Date: Mar 15, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,996.00
source

Destination: ATLANTA, GEORGIA
Sponsor: BellSouth Corporation
Purpose: DEMONSTRATE AND DISCUSS BELLSOUTH'S INTERNET PROTOCOL ENABLED SERVICES, INCLUDING IP-TV
Date: Apr 18, 2005
Expense: $570.94
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Frank Cavaliere.


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.