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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

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  • 06.11.15

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Trips by*

Robert Kincaid


Total cost of 8 trips: $9,706.39


Trips traveled under the office of John Cornyn

Destination: RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA REGION (RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK)
Sponsor: Pharmaceutical Research & Manufacturers of America (PHRMA)
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF TOUR TO OBTAIN A DETAILED UNDERSTANDING OF THE RESEARCH-INTENSIVE PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY
Date: May 28, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,134.33
source

Destination: BOSTON, MA
Sponsor: Boston Scientific Corporation
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF FACT FINDING TRIP FOCUSING ON TECHNOLOGIES, PROCEDURE & PROVIDERS IN TREATMENT ON A LESS-INVASIVE BASIS OF VARIOUS MEDICAL CONDITIONS
Date: Aug 6, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $2,937.00
source

Destination: SAN ANTONIO TO DALLAS TO AUSTIN
Sponsor: Texas Association of City Health Centers
Purpose: COMMUNITY HEALTH OUTREACH FOR COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTERS
Date: Jan 18, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $201.20
source

Destination: AUSTIN, TEXAS
Sponsor: ASCENSION HEALTH/SETON HEALTHCARE
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF SITE VISIT-FACT FINDING TO SEE THE HEALTHCARE SAFETY NET FOR LOW-INCOME AND UNINSURED FAMILIES
Date: Oct 22, 2004 (9 days)
Expense: $907.00
source

Destination: BALTIMORE, MD
Sponsor: ALLIANCE FOR HEALTHCARE REFORM/CATHOLIC HEALTH ASS OF US
Purpose: BIPARTISAN SEMINAR FOR SENIOR CONGRESSIONAL HEALTH STAFF
Date: Jan 6, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $229.00
source

Destination: SCOTTSDALE, AZ
Sponsor: CAREMARK RX, INC. & BCBSA-FEP
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL SYMPOSIUM
Date: Feb 22, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $2,516.40
source

Destination: DALLAS, TEXAS
Sponsor: Healthcare Leadership Council
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF DELEGATION FACT FINDING-VISIT REPRESENTATIVES FROM MULTIPLE SECTORS OF THE HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY AND EXPLORE A VARIETY OF TOPICS RELATING TO PUBLIC POLICY
Date: May 31, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $768.45
source

Destination: AUSTIN, TEXAS
Sponsor: National Association of Manufacturers
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF DELEGATION FACT FINDING-INNER WORKINGS OF HIGH-TECH MANUFACTURING; IMPACT OF THE HIGH-TECH COMMUNITY ON THE AMERICAN ECONOMY AND WORKFORCE; RELATED FEDERAL POLICIES
Date: Jun 1, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,013.01
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Robert Kincaid.


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.