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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

    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

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  • 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*

Ken Johnson


Total cost of 9 trips: $9,948.50


Trips traveled under the office of W.J. Tauzin

Destination: LOUISVILLE, KY
Sponsor: Citizens for a Sound Economy
Purpose: TAX REFORM DEBATE
Date: Jan 21, 2000
Expense: $900.00
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS, LA
Sponsor: Association of Local Television Stations
Purpose: CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 22, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $509.00
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS, LA
Sponsor: National Association of Television Program Executives
Purpose: CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 25, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $264.00
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NEVADA
Sponsor: National Association of Broadcasters
Purpose: CONFERENCE
Date: Apr 8, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,050.00
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS
Sponsor: United States Telecom Association and state affiliates
Purpose: SPEAK AT ANNUAL CONVENTION
Date: Feb 21, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $880.00
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NEVADA
Sponsor: National Association of Broadcasters
Purpose: ANNUAL CONFERENCE PANELIST
Date: Apr 6, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,340.00
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: ANNUAL CONVENTION
Date: May 5, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $2,016.69
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NEVADA
Sponsor: National Association of Broadcasters
Purpose: PANELIST, NAB ANNUAL CONVENTION
Date: Apr 4, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,908.35
source

Destination: NASHVILLE, TN
Sponsor: Recording Industry Association of America
Purpose: FACT FINDING TRIP
Date: Jun 5, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,080.46
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Ken Johnson.


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.