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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

    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.

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Trips by*

Michael Conallen


Total cost of 8 trips: $9,964.40


Trips traveled under the office of Curt Weldon

Destination: ORLANDO, FLORIDA
Sponsor: SAP America Inc
Purpose: FACT-FINDING TRIP
Date: Jun 6, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $710.00
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Destination: DINNER ON FRIDAY 2/21 BREAKOUT CONFERENCES ST LUNCH ON 2/22
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: CHIEF OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Feb 21, 2003
Expense: $300.00
source

Destination: ORLANDO, FL
Sponsor: SAP America Inc
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Jun 15, 2003 (4 days)
Expense: $1,078.92
source

Destination: HOT SPRINGS, VA
Sponsor: Republican Main Street Partnership
Purpose: POLICY RETREAT
Date: Sep 26, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,019.00
source

Destination: HOT SPRINGS, VA
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: POLICY RETREAT
Date: Oct 23, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,454.00
source

Destination: DULLES - BELGRADE, SUBIA - PHILADELPHIA
Sponsor: SOLUTIONS NORTH AMERICA WAS REIMBURSED FROM MY PERSONAL FUNDS FOR ALL TRAVEL RELATED EXPENSES
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Nov 10, 2003 (6 days)
Expense: $2,403.30
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Sponsor: General Atomics
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Jan 8, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,255.38
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV
Sponsor: Computer Associates International
Purpose: FACT FINDING, ATTEND ANNUAL USER CONFERENCE AND SYMPOSIUM
Date: May 22, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,743.80
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* - Trips by all travelers named Michael Conallen.


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.