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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

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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*

Clare Coleman


Total cost of 9 trips: $10,811.87


Trips traveled under the office of Nita Lowey

Destination: ALBANY, NY
Sponsor: FAMILY PLANNING ADVOCATES OF NEW YORK STATE
Purpose: SPEAK AT A CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 30, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $845.78
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Sponsor: SOCIETY FOR WOMEN'S HEALTH RESEARCH, & GLAXO, AMENEAN HOME PRODUCTS, CYTYC, HUMEINEI, WEBMD
Purpose: CONFERENCE ON WOMEN'S HEALTH
Date: Feb 17, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $576.00
source

Destination: ITHACA, NY
Sponsor: Planned Parenthood
Purpose: DELIVER SPEECH
Date: May 14, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,288.00
source

Destination: ALBANY, NY
Sponsor: FAMILY PLANNING ADVOCATES OF NEW YORK STATE
Purpose: SPEAK AT CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 28, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $225.00
source

Destination: COTE D'HOME & BUKINA FASO, WEST AFRICA
Sponsor: Global Health Council
Purpose: STUDY US GOV'T-FUNDED HIV/AIDS PROGRAMS
Date: Jan 6, 2002 (9 days)
Expense: $3,172.32
source

Destination: TRUMBELL, CT; NY, NY
Sponsor: NASDAQ
Purpose: VIEW NASDAQ'S MARKET OPERATIONS/BRIEFING ON STOCK MARKET
Date: May 29, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $869.68
source

Destination: ISRAEL
Sponsor: American Israel Education Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATION MISSION
Date: Dec 6, 2003 (8 days)
Expense: $2,979.69
source

Destination: NYC
Sponsor: NY STOCK EXCHANGE, GOLDMAN SACHS
Purpose: TO MEET W/ FINANCIAL SECTOR REPRESENTATIVES & VISIT THE NY STOCK EXCHANGE TRADING FLOOR
Date: Oct 25, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $491.70
source

Destination: WDC-ALBANY NY-NYC
Sponsor: FAMILY PLANNING ADVOCATES OF NEW YORK STATE
Purpose: TO SPEAK ON A PANEL AT NYS FPA'S ANNUAL CONFERENCE IN THE STATE CAPITOL
Date: Jan 23, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $363.70
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Clare Coleman.


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.