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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*

Andy Levin


Total cost of 13 trips: $27,226.95


Trips traveled under the office of Thomas Bliley

Destination: NEW ORLEANS, LA
Sponsor: ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL TELEVISION STATIONS & NATPE
Purpose: ATTEND CONFERENCE & CONVENTION
Date: Jan 23, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $505.00
source

Destination: RANCHO MIRAGE, CA
Sponsor: United States Telecom Association and state affiliates
Purpose: SPEECH AT THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS LEADERSHIP ROUNDTABLE
Date: Feb 20, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $3,243.00
source

Destination: MIAMI, FL
Sponsor: United States Telecom Association and state affiliates
Purpose: FEATURED SPEAKER AT ANNUAL CONVENTION
Date: Oct 1, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,278.67
source


Trips traveled under the office of W.J. Tauzin

Destination: CARLSBAD, CA
Sponsor: National Association of Broadcasters
Purpose: ATTEND ANNUAL NAB MEETING
Date: Jan 13, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $6,100.53
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV
Sponsor: Association of Local Television Stations
Purpose: ATTEND CONVENTION
Date: Jan 21, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $571.50
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Sponsor: SBC Communications Inc
Purpose: ATTEND RETREAT: TELECOMMUNICATION ISSUES FOR THE 107TH CONGRESS
Date: Feb 19, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $2,959.65
source

Destination: PALM SPRINGS, CA
Sponsor: United States Telecom Association and state affiliates
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 24, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,517.11
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV
Sponsor: CTIA-The Wireless Association
Purpose: ATTEND CONVENTION
Date: Mar 17, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,537.50
source

Destination: PALO ALTO, CA
Sponsor: Progress & Freedom Foundation
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN CONFERENCE, SPEECH
Date: Jun 24, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $1,889.98
source

Destination: SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Sponsor: SBC Communications Inc
Purpose: ATTEND & PARTICIPATE IN RETREAT
Date: Aug 8, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,661.18
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Sponsor: SBC Communications Inc
Purpose: ATTEND SEMINAR
Date: Apr 4, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,839.89
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV
Sponsor: National Association of Broadcasters
Purpose: ATTEND ANNUAL NAB CONVENTION
Date: Apr 6, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,447.01
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS, LA
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: ATTEND CONVENTION
Date: May 4, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $2,675.93
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Andy Levin.


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.