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American RadioWorks |
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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*

Pete Leon


Total cost of 9 trips: $11,293.23


Trips traveled under the office of Eliot Engel

Destination: BOSTON, MA
Sponsor: Verizon Communications Inc
Purpose: TOUR BROADBAND & CLE CORDER PROCESSING CTRS
Date: Apr 18, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $625.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK
Sponsor: American Bankers Association
Purpose: BRIEFING ON SOBPRIME LENDING/TOUR OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS
Date: May 3, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $499.00
source

Destination: NYC
Sponsor: General Building Contractors of New York
Purpose: GROUND ZERO TOUR
Date: Jan 17, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $600.00
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: ATTEND NCTA ANNUAL CONVENTION
Date: May 4, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $2,505.98
source

Destination: CHICAGO, IL
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: ANNUAL CONVENTION
Date: Jun 7, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,142.00
source

Destination: NYC
Sponsor: Clear Channel Communications Inc
Purpose: STAFF MEDIA CONFERENCE
Date: Aug 24, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,601.34
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: ATTEND ANNUAL CONVENTION
Date: May 1, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,624.47
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS
Sponsor: Consumer Electronics Association
Purpose: ATTEND ANNUAL CONFERENCE/TRADE SHOW
Date: Jan 5, 2005 (4 days)
Expense: $2,161.44
source


Trips traveled under the office of Michael Forbes

Destination: ROUNDTRIP TO NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: COUNCIL OF ENGINEERING & SCIENTIFIC SOCIETY EXECUTIVES
Purpose:
Date: Jul 14, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $534.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Pete Leon.


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.