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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*

John Horner


Total cost of 12 trips: $25,628.41


Trips traveled under the office of J.C. Watts

Destination: CHATHAM, MASSACHUSETTS
Sponsor: Invest to Compete Alliance
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN CONGRESSIONAL LEADERSHIP EDUCATIONAL SEMINAR
Date: Jul 6, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $2,116.50
source

Destination: TOKYO - KYOTO
Sponsor: Japan Center for International Exchange
Purpose: MEETINGS WITH JAPANESE GOVERNMENT
Date: Aug 20, 2000 (7 days)
Expense: $9,282.56
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, D.C. - TAMPA
Sponsor: Merck & Co
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING
Date: Nov 29, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,720.45
source

Destination: TAMPA - PALM BEACH GARDENS - WASHINGTON, D.C.
Sponsor: Invest to Compete Alliance
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL SEMINAR
Date: Dec 1, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $1,005.00
source

Destination: WILLIAMSBURG, VA.
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: HOUSE REPUBLICAN PLANNING CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 1, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $589.00
source

Destination: DELHI - BOMBAY - BANVALDRE
Sponsor: Confederation of Indian Industry
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Apr 6, 2001 (9 days)
Expense: $6,191.40
source

Destination: MONTREAL
Sponsor: Congressional Economic Leadership Institute
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jul 6, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,409.00
source

Destination: PALM GARDENS, FL
Sponsor: Invest to Compete Alliance
Purpose: LEADERSHIP SEMINAR
Date: Nov 29, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $729.50
source

Destination: ST. MICHAELS, MD
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: ELECTED LEADERSHIP RETREAT
Date: Jan 24, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $190.00
source

Destination: WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W. VA.
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: HOUSE/SENATE PLANNING CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 30, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $660.00
source

Destination: NYC, NY
Sponsor: American Association of Advertising Agencies
Purpose: BRIEFINGS AND EDUCATIONAL FORUM
Date: Feb 8, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $625.00
source

Destination: KETCHUM, IDAHO
Sponsor: Invest to Compete Alliance
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL EDUCATION CENTER
Date: Feb 21, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,110.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named John Horner.


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?

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  • 06.02.15

    Million-Dollar Teacher

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