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American RadioWorks |
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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

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    Learning from Video Games

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Trips by*

Kevin Fromer


Total cost of 24 trips: $38,536.26


Trips traveled under the office of J. Dennis Hastert

Destination: HOT SPRINGS, VA
Sponsor: CTIA-The Wireless Association
Purpose: TELECOMMUNICATIONS POLICY RETREAT
Date: May 3, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $827.90
source

Destination: WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, WV (GREENBRIER)
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose:
Date: Feb 6, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,094.00
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC-HOT SPRINGS, VA-ALEXANDRIA, VA
Sponsor: CTIA-The Wireless Association
Purpose: POLICY RETREAT
Date: May 16, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $836.42
source

Destination: PORTLAND, OR-SEATTLE, WA
Sponsor: Information Technology Industry Council
Purpose: HIGH-TECH FACILITY TOUR AND BRIEFINGS
Date: Jun 29, 2003 (4 days)
Expense: $2,063.00
source

Destination: LONDON
Sponsor: Ripon Society and Ripon Educational Fund
Purpose: TRANS ATLANTIC ISSUES CONFERENCE
Date: Aug 9, 2003 (6 days)
Expense: $2,994.10
source

Destination: PHILADELPHIA
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: HOUSE-SENATE RETREAT
Date: Jan 29, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $784.00
source

Destination: KETCHUM, ID
Sponsor: Invest to Compete Alliance
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL LEADERSHIP EDUCATIONAL SEMINAR
Date: Feb 20, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,130.90
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: BICAMERAL CHIEFS OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Mar 11, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,153.00
source

Destination: HOT SPRINGS, VA
Sponsor: CTIA-The Wireless Association
Purpose: WIRELESS INDUSTRY POLICY RETREAT
Date: Jun 11, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $791.20
source

Destination: KAUAI, HI-SAN FRANCISCO, CA-WASHINGTON, DC
Sponsor: Information Technology Industry Council
Purpose: TECHNOLOGY ISSUES MEETING AND FACILITIES TOUR
Date: Aug 9, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,766.00
source

Destination: IRVINGTON, VA
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: BICAMERAL LEADERSHIP RETREAT
Date: Nov 29, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $364.00
source

Destination: WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, WVA
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: BICAMERAL CONGRESSIONAL RETREAT
Date: Jan 27, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $636.00
source

Destination: LONG BEACH, CA
Sponsor: Recording Industry Association of America
Purpose: RECORDING ARTS INDUSTRY ISSUES MEETINGS AND AWARDS CEREMONY
Date: Feb 11, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $2,218.90
source


Trips traveled under the office of Harold Rogers

Destination: MOROCCO
Sponsor: US-Morocco Affairs Council
Purpose: REVIEW US MOROCCO POLITICAL, ECONOMIC ISSUES
Date: Jan 11, 2000 (7 days)
Expense: $1,706.00
source

Destination: CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: A A/CHIEF OF STUFF RETREAT ON ECONOMICS, TRADE, TELECOMMUNICATIONS, ANTITRUST
Date: Jan 20, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $421.50
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS
Sponsor: CTIA-The Wireless Association
Purpose: SPEAKER AT WIRELESS INDUSTRY CONVENTION
Date: Feb 26, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,208.50
source

Destination: MIAMI
Sponsor: Association for Local Telecommunications Services (ALTS)
Purpose: CONFERENCE ON TELECOMMUNICATIONS REGULATING AND LEGISLATIVE ISSUES
Date: May 20, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,021.27
source

Destination: ISTANBUL, TURKEY
Sponsor: Congressional Economic Leadership Institute
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN WORLD RADIO CONFERENCE ON SPECTRUM USE
Date: May 26, 2000 (7 days)
Expense: $7,368.82
source

Destination: HILTON HEAD, SC
Sponsor: Association for Local Telecommunications Services (ALTS)
Purpose: TELECOMMUNICATIONS ISSUES CONFERENCE PANEL REMARKS
Date: Dec 2, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,070.16
source

Destination: MAUI, HI
Sponsor: American Association of Airport Executives
Purpose: DELIVER REMARKS AT AVIATION ISSUES CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 6, 2001 (7 days)
Expense: $1,821.00
source

Destination: HOTSPRINGS, VA
Sponsor: CTIA-The Wireless Association
Purpose: GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS ISSUES CONFERENCE
Date: May 4, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $831.12
source

Destination: MONTREAL
Sponsor: Congressional Economic Leadership Institute
Purpose: AVIATION EDUCATION ISSUES CONFERENCE
Date: Jul 6, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,409.00
source

Destination: LOS ANGELES, CA-KONA, HI-WASHINGTON, DC
Sponsor: American Association of Airport Executives
Purpose: AVIATION ISSUES CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 6, 2002 (6 days)
Expense: $4,395.47
source

Destination: WHITE SULPHER SPRINGS, WV
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: CHIEFS OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Feb 19, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $624.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Kevin Fromer.


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.