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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*

Robin Bachman


Total cost of 6 trips: $4,442.39


Trips traveled under the office of Carolyn Maloney

Destination: 1 1/2 DAY CONFERENCE & FIELD VISIT
Sponsor: Society for Womens Health Research
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN THE WOMEN'S HEALTH LEGISLATIVE STRATEGY CONFERENCE
Date: Mar 1, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $579.00
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Destination: DAY TRIP
Sponsor: MOUNT SINAI HOSPITAL
Purpose: FACT FINDING TOUR
Date: May 29, 2001
Expense: $291.00
source

Destination: ATTEND BRIEFINGS AND TOUR WASHINGTON MUTUAL, THE BOEING COMPANY & MICROSOFT
Sponsor: WASHINGTON MUTUAL, THE BOEING COMPANY & MICROSOFT
Purpose: FACT FINDING TRIP TO EDUCATE STAFF REGARDING MAJOR ISSUES FACING THE FINANCIAL SERVICES, TRANSPORTATION & TELECOMMUNICATIONS INDUSTRIES
Date: Aug 26, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,978.83
source

Destination: RICHMOND, VA
Sponsor: SOCIETY FOR WOMEN'S HEALTH RESEARCH & ABBOTT LABS, ASTRAZENECA, AVENTIS, DIGEALS, MARCK & WYETH
Purpose: LEARN MORE ABOUT WOMEN'S HEALTH ISSUES, INCLUDING THE ROLE OF MEDICARE, MEDICAID, & MEDICAL RESEARCH
Date: Mar 21, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $511.00
source

Destination: PROJECT MEDICAL EDUCATION TWO DAY CONFERENCE
Sponsor: Columbia University
Purpose: LEARN MORE ABOUT THE CONTRIBUTIONS OF THE CHALLENGES FACING ACADEMIC MEDICAL CENTERS
Date: Mar 25, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $612.56
source

Destination: LONG ISLAND CITY, QUEENS NY
Sponsor: MOUNT SINAI HOSPITAL
Purpose: LEARN MORE ABOUT THE NEEDS OF THE HOSPITAL ESPECIALLY THEIR CANCER FACILITIES
Date: Jul 29, 2002
Expense: $470.00
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* - Trips by all travelers named Robin Bachman.


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.