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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*

Alan Eisenberg


Total cost of 7 trips: $12,522.01


Trips traveled under the office of Jim Greenwood

Destination: SAN DIEGO; SAN JOSE
Sponsor: Biotechnology Industry Organization
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN PANEL (SPEAKER) AT ANNUAL CONVENTION IN SAN DIEGO
Date: Jun 22, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $831.50
source

Destination: SAN FRANCISCO & SILICON VALLEY TO VISIT BIOTECHNOLOGY FIRMS & UC-BERKELEY
Sponsor: California Healthcare Institute
Purpose: VISIT UC BERKELEY & BIOTECHNOLOGY FIRMS
Date: Aug 15, 2001 (4 days)
Expense: $2,219.00
source

Destination: Philadelphia, PA
Sponsor: University of Pennsylvania
Purpose: SPEND 1 DAY W/ CLINICAL TRIALS STAFF AND 1 DAY W/ UPENN HOSPITAL
Date: Jan 14, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $780.23
source

Destination: CARLSBAD/SAN DIEGO
Sponsor: Advanced Medical Technology Association
Purpose: ADVAMED ANNUAL MEETING; VISIT TO LOCAL HEALTH FACILITIES
Date: Mar 2, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $2,623.58
source

Destination: PARK CITY, UTAH
Sponsor: ADVAMED, BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORP.
Purpose: LEARN ABOUT HEALTH ISSUES (REVIEW, APPROVAL, & MEDICARE PAYMENT) FOR MEDICAL DEVICES
Date: Feb 19, 2003 (4 days)
Expense: $2,245.13
source

Destination: SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO
Sponsor: Federation of American Hospitals
Purpose: TO INTRODUCE CONGRESSIONAL STAFF TO MEDICARE ISSUES AFFECTING HOSPITALS OPERATIVE IN PUERTO RICO.
Date: Apr 12, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,777.87
source

Destination: SCOTTSDALE, AZ
Sponsor: Advanced Medical Technology Association
Purpose: TO GAIN A BROADER UNDERSTANDING OF THE MANY ISSUES FACING THE MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY & MEDICAL DEVICE INDUSTRIES
Date: Mar 4, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $2,044.70
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Alan Eisenberg.


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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  • 06.17.15

    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?

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  • 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.