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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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    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*

Cindy Chetti


Total cost of 8 trips: $8,554.28


Trips traveled under the office of Michael Oxley

Destination: CLEVELAND, OH
Sponsor: ENTERPRISE FOUNDATION AND LISC
Purpose: FACTFINDING AND FIELD TOUR OF AFFORDABLE LOW INCOME HOUSING
Date: Aug 5, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $199.00
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Sponsor: Mortgage Bankers Association of America
Purpose: PARTICIPATION ON PANEL ENTITLED "LEGISLATIVE AND REGULATORY UPDATE" AT THE MORTGAGE BANKERS ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA ANNUAL CONVENTION
Date: Oct 18, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,262.49
source

Destination: ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO
Sponsor: American Society of Home Inspectors
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT TO DISCUSS HOUSING POLICY AGENDA & HUD ACTIVITIES WITH ASHI MEMBERS
Date: Jan 16, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $629.84
source

Destination: NEW YORK
Sponsor: Bond Market Association
Purpose: BRIEFING ON SECONDARY MORTGAGE MARKET
Date: Mar 21, 2004
Expense: $814.87
source

Destination: SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Sponsor: Mortgage Bankers Association of America
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN PANEL ON LEGISLATIVE & REGULATORY UPDATE FOR MBA'S ANNUAL CONVENTION
Date: Oct 22, 2004 (4 days)
Expense: $2,093.70
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV
Sponsor: no sponsor listed on form
Purpose: SPEAK AT THE NAMB 2004 WESTERN REGIONAL MEETING ON SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2004
Date: Nov 6, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,376.18
source

Destination: SEATTLE
Sponsor: NATIONAL LOW INCOME HOUSING COALITION
Purpose: ATTEND AND PARTICIPATE IN THE HOUSING VOUCHER SUMMIT 2005
Date: Feb 22, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $802.02
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV
Sponsor: National Association of Mortgage Brokers
Purpose: SPEAK AT THE NAMB 2004 WESTERN REGIONAL MEETING ON SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2004
Date: Nov 6, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,376.18
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Cindy Chetti.


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.