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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.

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Trips by*

Sam Geduldig


Total cost of 11 trips: $20,603.48


Trips traveled under the office of Roy Blunt

Destination: STAFF SPEAKING PANELS
Sponsor: Securities Industry Association
Purpose: EDUCATION
Date: Apr 11, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $2,527.92
source

Destination: PHILADELPHIA
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: REPUBLICAN RETREAT
Date: Jan 29, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $896.00
source

Destination: TURNBERRY ISLE RESORT, AVENTURA, FLA
Sponsor: Securities Industry Association
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL BRIEFING
Date: Apr 2, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $2,836.77
source

Destination: NAPLES, FL
Sponsor: American Bankers Association
Purpose: LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 10, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $3,360.52
source

Destination: AVENTURA, FLA
Sponsor: Securities Industry Association
Purpose: LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE
Date: Apr 1, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $2,287.49
source


Trips traveled under the office of Michael Oxley

Destination:
Sponsor: Securities Industry Association
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Apr 10, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $1,011.60
source

Destination: INSTINET HEADQUARTERS EDUCATIONAL MEETINGS
Sponsor: Instinet Corporation
Purpose: EDUCATION
Date: Nov 8, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $890.99
source

Destination: NASDAQ STAFF EDUCATION TRIP
Sponsor: NASDAQ
Purpose: STAFF EDUCATION
Date: Jan 17, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $865.11
source

Destination: HOTEL & CASINO TOURS & MEETINGS - YUCCA MOUNTAIN LEGISLATION
Sponsor: Congressional Economic Leadership Institute
Purpose: STAFF EDUCATION
Date: Feb 20, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,449.00
source

Destination: CHICAGO MERCANTILE EXCHANGE MEETINGS - EDUCATION
Sponsor: Chicago Mercantile Exchange
Purpose: STAFF EDUCATION
Date: Feb 28, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $1,966.37
source

Destination: LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE
Sponsor: Securities Industry Association
Purpose: STAFF EDUCATION
Date: Apr 18, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $2,511.71
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Sam Geduldig.


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

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    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.