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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.

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Trips by*

Aysha House-Moshi


Total cost of 7 trips: $15,449.09


Trips traveled under the office of Barbara Lee

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC-NEW YORK
Sponsor: Humpty Dumpty Institute
Purpose: TO DISCUSS AND INVESTIGATE WAYS THAT THE AFRICAN AMBASSADORS CORP. (UN), HUMPTY DUMPTY INST., AND MEMBERS OF CONGRESS COULD WORK CLOSER ON ISSUES RELATING TO SECURITY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN AFRICA.
Date: Jan 16, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $773.23
source

Destination: VIRGIN ISLANDS
Sponsor: CBCF AND ELI LILY
Purpose: TO STUDY MINORITY HEALTH DISPARITIES SPECIFICALLY IN THE MENTAL HEALTH ARENA.
Date: Apr 8, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $918.42
source

Destination: NY
Sponsor: Humpty Dumpty Institute
Purpose: UN FACT FINDING TRIP.
Date: May 6, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $619.10
source

Destination: NAIROBI - ENTEBBE, UGANDA
Sponsor: Catholic Relief Services
Purpose: EXAMINE INTERNALLY DISPLACED PEOPLE AND REFUGEE CAMPS IN SOUTHERN SUDAN AND UGANDA.
Date: May 22, 2004 (9 days)
Expense: $3,612.40
source

Destination: SEATTLE
Sponsor: Federal Home Loan Bank of Seattle
Purpose: FACT FINDING AND EDUCATIONAL BRIEFING ON THE FEDERAL HOME LOAN BANK AND THE HISTORY OF THE GOVERNMENT SPONSORED ENTERPRISES.
Date: Aug 12, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $2,551.94
source

Destination: HEATHROW, UK TO CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA
Sponsor: CHICAGO COUNCIL ON FOREIGN RELATIONS AND SOUTH AFRICAN INSTITUTE ON INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
Purpose: PARTICIPATE ON TRANSATLANTIC COMMUNITY CONFERENCE REGARDING TRANSATLANTIC TOPICS LIKE WAR ON TERROR, TRADE AND ECONOMIC SECURITY, ETC.
Date: Nov 9, 2004 (5 days)
Expense: $2,329.00
source

Destination: FRANCE TO RABAT, MOROCCO TO CASA BLANCA TO MARRAKECH
Sponsor: Ribat Al Fath Association for Sustainable Development
Purpose: TO REVIEW SOCIAL, ECONOMIC AND POLITICAL CHANGES IN MOROCCO, AND THE ONGOING DISPUTED WESTERN SAHARA TERRITORY
Date: Jul 2, 2005 (7 days)
Expense: $4,645.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Aysha House-Moshi.


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.