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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

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    Learning from Video Games

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Trips by*

Jesse Kerns


Total cost of 13 trips: $25,612.05


Trips traveled under the office of Jim Mcdermott

Destination: PARK CITY, UTAH
Sponsor: Advanced Medical Technology Association
Purpose: SEMINAR ON MEDICAL DEVICES
Date: Feb 19, 2003 (4 days)
Expense: $2,249.99
source

Destination: MUMBAI, CHENNAI - NEW DELHI, INDIA
Sponsor: Global Health Council
Purpose: REVIEW CHILD AND MATERNAL HEALTH PROGRAMS, LEARN ABOUT USAID FUNDED HEALTH PROJECTS
Date: Jan 4, 2004 (12 days)
Expense: $5,783.00
source

Destination: PHOENIX, AZ
Sponsor: Healthcare Leadership Council
Purpose: REVIEW HEALTH PROGRAMS
Date: Feb 17, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,891.59
source

Destination: TAMPA BAY, FLORIDA
Sponsor: Long Term Care Pharmacy Alliance
Purpose: LEARN ABOUT LONG TERM CARE PHARMACY ISSUES
Date: Apr 16, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $740.50
source

Destination: SEATTLE, WASHINGTON
Sponsor: University of Washington
Purpose: PRESENTATION ON FEDERAL HEALTH REFORM TO GOVERNMENT RELATIONS ADVISORY COMMITTEE, BRIEFINGS WITH UW FACULTY, TOUR OF MEDICAL SCHOOL AND HOSPITAL, MEETING AND TOUR WITH PROVIDENCE HOSPITAL
Date: May 21, 2004 (10 days)
Expense: $538.20
source

Destination: SEATTLE, WA
Sponsor: Washington Biotechnology & Biomedical Association
Purpose: LEARN ABOUT BIOTECHNOLOGY
Date: Jun 25, 2004 (6 days)
Expense: $1,663.19
source

Destination: SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Sponsor: Gilead Sciences
Purpose: LEARN ABOUT HIV AND HEP B DISEASE AND TREATMENT
Date: Aug 11, 2004 (4 days)
Expense: $1,321.05
source

Destination: TAIPEI, TAIWAN
Sponsor: Chinese International Economic Cooperation Association
Purpose: FACT FINDING AND EDUCATIONAL VISIT
Date: Aug 18, 2004 (7 days)
Expense: $4,330.00
source

Destination: LA
Sponsor: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Purpose: PROJECT MEDICAL EDUCATION-A MINI-MEDICAL SCHOOL
Date: Jan 7, 2005 (4 days)
Expense: $1,064.30
source

Destination: MIAMI, FLORIDA
Sponsor: Boston Scientific Corporation
Purpose: TO STUDY LESS INVASIVE MEDICINE AND ADVANCES IN ENDOSURGICAL AND CARDIOVASCULAR INTERVENTIONS
Date: Feb 24, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,900.00
source

Destination: MIAMI, FL
Sponsor: DaVita Inc
Purpose: TO LEARN ABOUT KIDNEY DISCUSS AND DIALYSIS, MEET EXPERTS IN THE FIELD, VISIT DIALYSIS FACILITIES
Date: Apr 29, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,638.00
source

Destination: SAN FRANCISCO CA
Sponsor: Federated Ambulatory Surgery Association
Purpose: TO LEARN ABOUT ASCS, MEET W/SENIOR STAFF, BRIEFINGS ON PAYMENT POLICY AND OUTPATIENT SURGERY
Date: May 5, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,784.07
source

Destination: PRINCETON, NJ
Sponsor: Council on Health Care Economics and Policy
Purpose: ATTENT XII PRINCETON CONFERENCE ON NATIONAL HEALTHCARE POLICY, SUBJECT "HOW WILL STATES DAY FOR CARE"
Date: May 18, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $708.16
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* - Trips by all travelers named Jesse Kerns.


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.