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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*

Robert Hobart


Total cost of 7 trips: $27,104.22


Trips traveled under the office of Rick Hill

Destination: CHARLOTTESVILLE VIRGINIA
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: CHIEF OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Nov 30, 1999
Expense: $421.50
source


Trips traveled under the office of Zach Wamp

Destination: ENGLAND & SCOTLAND
Sponsor: Nuclear Energy Institute
Purpose: FACT-FINDING TOUR
Date: Aug 27, 2000 (7 days)
Expense: $3,019.61
source

Destination:
Sponsor: General Atomics
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL TRIP
Date: Jan 10, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,175.70
source

Destination: PARIS, FRANCE
Sponsor: European Institute
Purpose: FACT-FINDING TRIP
Date: Dec 15, 2003 (4 days)
Expense: $11,717.89
source

Destination: DC - PENNSYLVANIA
Sponsor: National Rural Electric Cooperative Association
Purpose: LEGISLATIVE RETREAT
Date: Oct 17, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,165.00
source

Destination: DC-KONA, HI
Sponsor: American Association of Airport Executives
Purpose: SPEAK ON PANEL & ATTEND 19TH ANNUAL AVIATION ISSUES CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 8, 2005 (8 days)
Expense: $2,628.00
source

Destination: WASHINGTON-DULLES-SWEDEN
Sponsor: Saab AB
Purpose: VISIT SELECTED SAAB RESEARCH AND MANUFACTURING SITES AND DISCUSS THE CONTRIBUTION OF SWEDISH COMPANIES IN PROVIDING EQUIPMENT TO U.S. DEFENSE FORCES
Date: Aug 21, 2005 (6 days)
Expense: $6,976.52
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Robert Hobart.


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.