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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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Trips by*

Greg Davis


Total cost of 8 trips: $9,572.26


Trips traveled under the office of Charles Gonzalez

Destination:
Sponsor: Providian Financial Corporation
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Jun 1, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $1,763.43
source

Destination: PACIFIC NORTHWEST CONGRESSIONAL STAFF VISIT
Sponsor: THE BOEING CO., IMMUNEX CORP., MICROSOFT CORPORATION, WASHINGTON MUTUAL
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Aug 27, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $1,465.60
source

Destination: SEATTLE TO SF
Sponsor: Federal Home Loan Bank of Seattle
Purpose: FACT FINDING - FEDERAL HOME LOAN BANK SYSTEM
Date: Aug 30, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $754.14
source


Trips traveled under the office of Ruben Hinojosa

Destination: PHILADELPHIA, PA
Sponsor: TransUnion Corporation
Purpose: FACT FINDING - FAIR CREDIT REPORTING ACT DISCUSSIONS AND TOUR OF TRANSUNION FACILITY IN PREPARATION FOR HEARINGS AND MARK UP ON LEGISLATION
Date: Feb 27, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $618.37
source

Destination: CHARLOTTE, NC
Sponsor: Bank of America Corporation
Purpose: FACT FINDING TRIP ON FAIR CREDIT REPORTING ACT
Date: Apr 22, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $938.03
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NEW YORK (WALL STREET)
Sponsor: New York Stock Exchange
Purpose: FACT FINDING, NYSE SPECIALIST & BROKER REVIEW
Date: Jan 13, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $925.56
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY (WALL STREET)
Sponsor: New York Stock Exchange
Purpose: ACCOMPANIED MEMBER TO PROVIDE SUPPORT AND EXPLANATION OF NYSE/SEC RULES FACT FINDING
Date: Jan 29, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $957.13
source

Destination: MEXICO CITY
Sponsor: Mexico
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STUDY TOUR TO MEXICO WITH US ASSOCIATION OF FORMER MEMBERS OF CONGRESS RE: HR10, 9/11 COMMISSION
Date: Dec 17, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $2,150.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Greg Davis.


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.