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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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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

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  • 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.

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Trips by*

Jason Cole


Total cost of 7 trips: $10,167.77


Trips traveled under the office of Dennis Moore

Destination: NEW YORK, NEW YORK
Sponsor: NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE/MERRILL LYNCH/HDI
Purpose: FACT FINDING AT MY STOCK EXCHANGE AND UNITED NATIONS
Date: Jan 23, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,465.25
source

Destination: ST. PETERSBURG, FL
Sponsor: American Bankers Association
Purpose: PANELIST FOR ABA, ANNUAL LEGISLATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 15, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,733.67
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Sponsor: Securities Industry Association
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL TRIP TO WALL STREET
Date: Apr 10, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $1,041.60
source

Destination: HOUSTON, TX
Sponsor: El Paso Corporation
Purpose: LEARN ABOUT CURRENT ISSUES CONCERNING ENERGY MEASURES
Date: Jan 14, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $2,137.67
source

Destination: AVENTURA, FL
Sponsor: Securities Industry Association
Purpose: PARTICIPATION IN SIA'S GOV'T RELATIONS CONFERENCE
Date: Apr 17, 2002 (4 days)
Expense: $2,203.21
source

Destination: CRUM LYNE, PA
Sponsor: TransUnion Corporation
Purpose: CONFERENCE IN REAUTHORIZATION OF THE FAIR CREDIT REPORTING ART (FCRA)
Date: Feb 27, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $618.37
source

Destination: DENVER, CO
Sponsor: Topeka Federal Union Loan Bank
Purpose: STAFF SEMINAR AN ISSUES FINANCIAL SERVICES COMMITTEE
Date: May 28, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $968.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Jason Cole.


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.