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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*

Jamie Karl


Total cost of 9 trips: $19,997.33


Trips traveled under the office of Chuck Hagel

Destination:
Sponsor: Shell Oil Co
Purpose:
Date: Jun 19, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $929.09
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS AND LOUISIANA COAST
Sponsor: Shell Oil Co
Purpose: OFFSHORE OIL DRILLING SITE VISIT AND GAS REFINERY TOUR
Date: Jul 19, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $862.45
source

Destination: PALM SPRINGS, CA
Sponsor: MidAmerican Energy Co
Purpose: FACT-FINDING TOUR OF GEOTHERMAL PLANT
Date: Jan 19, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,024.85
source

Destination: TAIWAN
Sponsor: Chinese International Economic Cooperation Association
Purpose: FACT-FINDING/EDUCATIONAL
Date: Mar 23, 2002 (8 days)
Expense: $3,950.00
source

Destination: ENGLAND AND SCOTLAND
Sponsor: Nuclear Energy Institute
Purpose: NUCLEAR ENERGY FACT-FINDING TRIP
Date: Aug 25, 2002 (5 days)
Expense: $3,163.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Sponsor: New York Mercantile Exchange
Purpose: ENERGY TRADING SEMINAR
Date: Nov 22, 2002
Expense: $394.50
source


Trips traveled under the office of Lee Terry

Destination: LONDON, DOHA
Sponsor: Qatar Center for Futuristic Studies
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL EXCHANGE PROGRAM
Date: Jan 14, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $7,700.00
source

Destination: DES MOINES, IA TO OMAHA, NE
Sponsor: MidAmerican Energy Co
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL-VISITED AND TOURED SEVERAL ENERGY PRODUCTION SITES
Date: Aug 2, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $627.59
source

Destination: GILLETTE, WY
Sponsor: Domestic Petroleum Council
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL FIELD TRIP TO POWDER RIVER BASIN OF NORTHEAST WYOMING
Date: Aug 16, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,345.85
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Jamie Karl.


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.