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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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  • 06.17.15

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  • 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.

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Trips by*

Joanna Foust


Total cost of 10 trips: $22,798.11


Trips traveled under the office of Dave Camp

Destination: PALO ALTO, CA
Sponsor: Silicon Valley Tax Directors Group
Purpose: TO DISCUSS TAX POLICIES IMPORTANT TO HIGH-TECH SECTOR
Date: Aug 26, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $3,292.50
source

Destination: DAYTONA BEACH, FLORIDA
Sponsor: International Speedway Corporation
Purpose: DISCUSS FEDERAL TAX POLICY IMPACT ON MOTORSPORTS INDUSTRY AND IMPACT THE INDUSTRY HAS ON THE U.S. ECONOMY
Date: Feb 6, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $822.64
source

Destination: NEW YORK PENN STATION
Sponsor: Biotechnology Industry Organization
Purpose: ATTEND BIOTECHNOLOGY INVESTOR CONFERENCE AND TOUR BIOTECH FACILITIES
Date: Feb 22, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $780.00
source

Destination: BERLIN, HEIDELBERG, STUTTGART GERMANY
Sponsor: United States Association of Former Members of Congress
Purpose: 2004 CONGRESSIONAL STUDY TOUR OF GERMANY
Date: Apr 2, 2004 (6 days)
Expense: $2,855.99
source

Destination: WILLIAMSBURG, VA
Sponsor: Tax Coalition
Purpose: TAX ISSUES FORUM-SEMINAR ON TAX ISSUES BEFORE THE CONGRESS
Date: Apr 16, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $638.00
source

Destination: WHITEFISH, MT-SEATTLE, WA
Sponsor: BNSF Railway Company
Purpose: FACT-FINDING TRIP ON RAILROAD INFRASTRUCTURE AND RAIL SECURITY
Date: May 26, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $2,446.40
source

Destination: KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA
Sponsor: Institute of Strategic and International Studies (ISIS) Malaysia
Purpose: TO GAIN A BETTER UNDERSTANDING OF U.S.-MALAYSIA TRADE, MALAYSIA'S GROWING IMPORTANCE IN SE ASIA AND HELPING THE UNITED STATES FIGHT TERRORISM BOTH AT HOME AND ABROAD
Date: Aug 22, 2004 (7 days)
Expense: $6,726.00
source

Destination: NY LAGUARDIA
Sponsor: Metropolitan Life Insurance Co
Purpose: THE ROLE OF INSURANCE IN ADDRESSING AMERICA'S RETIREMENT INCOME CRISIS
Date: Dec 16, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $1,271.00
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, D.C. SAN DIEGO, CA
Sponsor: SBC Communications Inc
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF SEMINAR ON POLICY AND REGULATORY ISSUES FACING THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS INDUSTRY
Date: Mar 29, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,852.05
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA, MIAMI, FL, WASHINGTON DULLES
Sponsor: Securities Industry Association
Purpose: LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE ON TAX & FINANCIAL SERVICES ISSUES. GUEST SPEAKER ON TAX & RETIREMENT SECURITY ISSUES
Date: Apr 1, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $2,113.53
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Joanna Foust.


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.