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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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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.

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Trips by*

Andrew Halataei


Total cost of 8 trips: $12,462.11


Trips traveled under the office of Randy Forbes

Destination: MEET WITH PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF PANAMA, LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY, AND PRIVATE SECTOR BUSINESS LEADERS
Sponsor: Center for Freedom and Prosperity
Purpose: DISCUSS TRADE, FINANCIAL PRIVARY, FISCAL SOVEREIGNTY, AND INTERNATION TAX COMPETITION ISSUES.
Date: Jul 1, 2002 (6 days)
Expense: $2,310.00
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Destination: MUNICH TO BRUSSELS TO BERLIN
Sponsor: Hanns Seidel Foundation
Purpose: FACT FINDING/CONFERENCE ON US - GERMAN RELATIONS
Date: Jun 28, 2003 (7 days)
Expense: $3,959.75
source

Destination: PORTLAND MAINE
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: FACT-FINDING, GENERAL UNDERSTANDING OF THE CABLE INDUSTRY, IT TELEPHONY (CABLE PHONE)
Date: Aug 13, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,690.46
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Destination: UNION STATION, DC TO STAMFORD CN. PITNEY BOWES INC. HEADQUARTERS
Sponsor: Pitney Bowes Inc
Purpose: TOUR PITNEY BOWES FACILITIES AND TO DISCUSS POSTAL AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY ISSUES.
Date: Nov 13, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $677.00
source

Destination: DAYTONA, FL
Sponsor: International Speedway Corporation
Purpose: TOUR DAYTONA INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY, RACETRAK TAX DEPRECATION AND SECURITY ISSUES
Date: Feb 6, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $822.64
source

Destination: NASHVILLE, TN
Sponsor: Recording Industry Association of America
Purpose: MET WITH RECORDING INDUSTRY EXECUTIVES AND EMPLOYEES TO LEARN ABOUT THE INDUSTRY. ATTEND BRIEFINGS ON PIRACY, COPYRIGHT ISSUES, AND OTHER ISSUES AFFECTING THE INDUSTRY
Date: Jun 10, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $850.58
source

Destination: WASHINGTON TO NEMACOLIN, PA
Sponsor: ASSOCIATION FOR COMPETITIVE TECHNOLOGY, ALCATEL, AT&T, EARTHLINK, IDT INFINEON, MICROSOFT, SPRINT, VONAGE, WESTERN WIRELESS AND YAHOO! INC
Purpose: TECH POLICY CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 23, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $828.68
source


Trips traveled under the office of Steve Largent

Destination: TAX SEMINAR
Sponsor: Institute for Research on the Economics of Taxation
Purpose: TAX SEMINAR
Date: Oct 26, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $1,323.00
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* - Trips by all travelers named Andrew Halataei.


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.