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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*

Kyle Gilster


Total cost of 7 trips: $8,506.47


Trips traveled under the office of Doug Bereuter

Destination: BRUSSELS, BELGIUM FRANKFORT, GERMANY
Sponsor: GERMAN MARSHALL FUND - PAID FOR AIRFARE; EUROPEAN COMMISSION - PAID FOR MEALS, LODGING, AND IN-COUNTRY-TRANSPORT
Purpose: STUDY THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION AND THE EUROPEAN CENTRAL BANK
Date: Jan 8, 2000 (7 days)
Expense: $2,511.92
source


Trips traveled under the office of Michael Oxley

Destination: ST. PETERSBURG, FLORIDA
Sponsor: American Bankers Association
Purpose: LEGISLATIVE WINTER CONFERENCE-I PARTICIPATED IN A PANEL
Date: Feb 15, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,527.60
source

Destination: GENEVA, SWITZERLAND
Sponsor: Coalition of Service Industries
Purpose: STUDY THE WORLD TRADE ORGANIZATION
Date: Feb 18, 2001 (4 days)
Expense: $1,635.49
source

Destination: TOUR FIRST DATA RESOURCES FACILITY AND BRIEFED ON THEIR OPERATIONS
Sponsor: First Data Corporation
Purpose: LEARN ABOUT A COMPANY WHICH IS RELEVANT TO MY WORK ON THE HOUSE FINANCIAL SERVICES COMMITTEE WORKING WITH MR. BEREUTOR
Date: Mar 23, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $463.50
source

Destination: BOSTON
Sponsor: Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston
Purpose: EDUCATION ON HOW THE FEDERAL HOME LOAN BANK SYSTEM WORKS
Date: Aug 27, 2003 (4 days)
Expense: $1,315.44
source

Destination: TOURED RURAL HOUSING DEVELOPMENTS
Sponsor: Housing Assistance Council
Purpose: LEARN MORE ABOUT USDA HOUSING DEVELOPMENTS
Date: Feb 20, 2004
Expense: $61.52
source

Destination: TOUR OF AMERICAN INDIAN RESERVATIONS IN SOUTH DAKOTA
Sponsor: National American Indian Housing Council
Purpose: TO REVIEW THE CONDITION OF AMERICAN INDIAN HOUSING
Date: Apr 13, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $991.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Kyle Gilster.


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.