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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

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    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*

Stacey Dansky


Total cost of 8 trips: $17,438.18


Trips traveled under the office of John Conyers

Destination: NEW YORK, NEW YORK
Sponsor: Microsoft Corporation
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Oct 20, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,325.00
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS
Sponsor: Consumer Electronics Association
Purpose: TO ATTEND CEA ANNUAL CONFERENCE AND TO PARTICIPATE IN LEADERS IN TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM
Date: Jan 7, 2004 (5 days)
Expense: $2,430.36
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: TO LEARN ABOUT CABLE AND BROADCAST TELEVISION ISSUES
Date: Apr 30, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,684.73
source

Destination: LOS ANGELES, CA
Sponsor: News Corporation Ltd
Purpose: TO LEARN ABOUT NEWS CORPORATIONS VARIOUS DIVISIONS AND TO DISCUSS ISSUES SURROUNDING THE COMPANY AND THE INDUSTRY
Date: May 24, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,975.00
source

Destination: SAN FRANCISCO
Sponsor: Information Technology Industry Council
Purpose: TO VISIT SILICON VALLEY TECHNOLOGY COMPANIES; TO LEARN ABOUT NEW PRODUCTS AND DISCUSS POLICY ISSUES AFFECTING THE FIELD
Date: Aug 8, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $2,157.00
source

Destination: WASHINGTON DC-LAS VEGAS
Sponsor: Consumer Electronics Association
Purpose: ATTEND 2005 INTERNATIONAL CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW, LEARN ABOUT DEVELOPMENTS IN THE CONSUMER ELECTRONICS INDUSTRY, LEARN ABOUT NEW TECHNOLOGY
Date: Jan 5, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,183.43
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS-KONA-DC
Sponsor: American Bar Association
Purpose: TO DISCUSS ANTITRUST ISSUES GENERALLY AND TO GIVE LEGISLATIVE REPORTS TO MEMBERS OF THE BAR
Date: Jan 7, 2005 (6 days)
Expense: $1,702.66
source

Destination: TAIPEI, TAIWAN
Sponsor: Chinese International Economic Cooperation Association
Purpose: FACT FINDING AND EDUCATIONAL
Date: Mar 24, 2005 (12 days)
Expense: $4,980.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Stacey Dansky.


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.