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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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Trips by*

Will Heaton


Total cost of 13 trips: $21,798.53


Trips traveled under the office of Bob Ney

Destination: WASHINGTON DC TO TOLEDO OHIO
Sponsor: Owens Corning
Purpose: BUSINESS - LEGISLATIVE ISSUES - ACCOMPANY MEMBER FOR A SPEECH
Date: Jan 25, 2002
Expense: $6,000.00
source

Destination: MIAMI, FLORIDA
Sponsor: Boich Group
Purpose: DISCUSSION OF ENERGY LEGISLATION FOR 108TH CONGRESS
Date: Jan 18, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $385.00
source

Destination: MERCATUS RETREAT-PHILADELPHIA, PA
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: TO LEARN & DISCUSS CONGRESSIONAL & ECONOMIC PROBLEMS IN THE US
Date: Feb 21, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $275.00
source

Destination: DC TO ELKHART, INDIANA (RND TRIP)
Sponsor: Manufactured Housing Association
Purpose: 1. ON SITE TOUR OF MANUFACTURED HOUSING FACILITY 2. REVIEW ISSUES AFFECTING MANUFACTURED HOUSING INDUSTRY
Date: Mar 17, 2003
Expense: $2,144.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK (LAGUARDIA)
Sponsor: NASDAQ
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL TRIP ABOUT NASDAQ'S INFRASTRUCTURE AND OPERATIONS
Date: May 29, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $869.68
source

Destination: PHILADELPHIA
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: LEGISLATIVE ISSUES HOUSE/SENATE RELATIONS
Date: Jan 29, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $896.00
source

Destination: DAYTONA
Sponsor: International Speedway Corporation
Purpose: TAX LAW & DEPRECIATION COSTS ON CAPITAL INVESTMENTS
Date: Feb 6, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $822.64
source

Destination: MIAMI
Sponsor: Inter-American Economic Council
Purpose: IMPROVE COMMUNICATION AND COORDINATION BETWEEN CAUCUS OFFICES AND REGION, REVIEW RECENT CARIBBEAN DEVELOPMENTS, AND DEVELOP TWO YEAR'S CAUCUS PRIORITIES.
Date: Apr 30, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,702.15
source

Destination: DOMINICAN REPUBLIC-ANTIGUA
Sponsor: Inter-American Economic Council
Purpose: PARTICIPATION IN THE BUSINESS ROUNDTABLES DURING THE INTER-AMERICAN ECONOMIC COUNCIL'S 2005 CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION TO THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC AND ANTIGUA. MEETINGS WITH GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS AND FACT FINDING
Date: Jan 12, 2005 (4 days)
Expense: $4,982.69
source

Destination: PHILADELPHIA
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: TRIPS WAS TO WORK WITH POLICY ANALYSTS AND OTHER CONGRESSIONAL STAFF ABOUT ISSUE ON THE CONGRESSIONAL AGENDA FOR 2005
Date: Feb 4, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $671.00
source

Destination: DAYTONA, FL
Sponsor: International Speedway Corporation
Purpose: TO EXAMINE TAX ISSUES SPECIFICALLY DEALING WITH DEPRECIATION SCHEDULES FOR MAJOR ENTERTAINMENT
Date: Feb 11, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $900.56
source

Destination: GREENBRIER
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: TO WORK WITH CONGRESSIONAL STAFF ON LEGISLATIVE ISSUE FOR 2005
Date: Mar 5, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $534.00
source

Destination: BALTIMORE/WASHINGTON INTERNATIONAL (BWI)-MIAMI
Sponsor: Inter-American Economic Council
Purpose: PARTICIPATION IN THE INTER-AMERICAN ECONOMIC COUNCIL'S 2005 CONGRESSIONAL CARIBBEAN CAUCUS STAFF MEETINGS
Date: Apr 22, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,615.81
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Will Heaton.


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.