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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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  • 06.11.15

    What can Japan teach us about teaching?

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    Million-Dollar Teacher

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Trips by*

Ralph Hellmann


Total cost of 8 trips: $10,828.48


Trips traveled under the office of J. Dennis Hastert

Destination: NAPLES, FLORIDA
Sponsor: Food Marketing Institute
Purpose: SPEAKING TO GROUP
Date: Nov 29, 1999 (5 days)
Expense: $1,437.84
source

Destination: NEMACOLIN RESORT, FARMINGTON, PA
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose:
Date: Feb 3, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $530.00
source

Destination: MIAMI, S. FLORIDA EVERGLADES
Sponsor: Everglades Trust
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Feb 24, 2000
Expense: $1,350.00
source

Destination: PALM BEACH FLA
Sponsor: Securities Industry Association
Purpose: INFORMATIONAL/SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT
Date: Mar 30, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $2,848.50
source

Destination: KEY BISCAYNE, FLORIDA
Sponsor: Food Marketing Institute
Purpose: SPEAKER AT CONFERENCE
Date: Nov 28, 2000 (5 days)
Expense: $2,450.70
source

Destination: CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS
Sponsor: Harvard University
Purpose:
Date: Dec 15, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $833.58
source

Destination: KINGSMILL, WILLIAMSBURG VA
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: GOP PLANNING RETREAT
Date: Feb 1, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $430.00
source

Destination: HOT SPRINGS, VA
Sponsor: CTIA-The Wireless Association
Purpose: TELECOMMUNICATION LEGISLATIVE ISSUES
Date: May 4, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $947.86
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Ralph Hellmann.


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.