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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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    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.

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*

James Hippe


Total cost of 6 trips: $6,354.49


Trips traveled under the office of Bill Frist

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: Sony Corporation
Purpose: DISCUSSIONS RE: MUSIC INTERNET PIRACY
Date: May 30, 2003
Expense: $574.50
source

Destination: NASHVILLE, TN
Sponsor: Recording Industry Association of America
Purpose: DISCUSSIONS RE: MUSIC PIRACY
Date: Jun 5, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $793.77
source

Destination: RICHMOND, VA
Sponsor: BellSouth Corporation
Purpose: DISCUSSIONS RE: UNIVERSAL SERVICE
Date: Jul 18, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $575.64
source

Destination: SAN FRANCISCO (SILICON VALLEY)
Sponsor: AGILEAT TECHNOLOGIES APPLIED MATERIALS, HEWLETT-PACKARD, INTEL, SAP & SOLECTRON CORP.
Purpose: THIS 3 DAY FORUM ALLOWED CONGRESSIONAL STAFF TO SEE FIRST-HAND THE INNER WORKINGS OF THE HIGH-TECH MANUFACTURING COMMUNITY AND SERVED AS A BACKDROP TO DISCUSS HOW FEDERAL POLICIES AFFECT THE MANUFACTURING SECTOR
Date: May 26, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,376.62
source

Destination: LONGBOAT KEY, FL
Sponsor: United States Telecom Association and state affiliates
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS AND DISCUSSIONS RE: POLICY AND REGULATORY ISSUES CONFRONTING THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS INDUSTRY
Date: Feb 15, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,534.69
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS
Sponsor: National Association of Broadcasters
Purpose: DISCUSSION OF BROADCASTING ISSUES AND NAB CONFERENCE
Date: Apr 16, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,499.27
source



* - Trips by all travelers named James Hippe.


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.