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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*

Sally Lovejoy


Total cost of 12 trips: $20,026.36


Trips traveled under the office of John Boehner

Destination: WILLIAMSBURG, VA
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN THE ANNUAL HOUSE REPUBLICAN PLANNING CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 1, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $625.00
source

Destination:
Sponsor: NEW AMERICAN SCHOOLS
Purpose: TO VISIT SCHOOLS IN THE LOS ANGELES AREA
Date: Feb 27, 2002 (4 days)
Expense: $2,211.00
source

Destination:
Sponsor: Education Leaders Council
Purpose: TO VISIT ALASKA SCHOOLS
Date: Aug 9, 2003 (5 days)
Expense: $4,591.50
source

Destination: PHOENIX, AZ
Sponsor: University of Phoenix
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL FACT FINDING MEETING ON HIGHER ED ISSUES
Date: Jan 14, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,364.00
source

Destination: MIAMI
Sponsor: Sallie Mae Inc
Purpose:
Date: Feb 1, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $460.00
source

Destination: VEGAS
Sponsor: National Association of Federally Impacted Schools
Purpose: CONFERENCE TO DISCUSS IMPACT AID PROGRAM
Date: Feb 4, 2004 (4 days)
Expense: $2,176.34
source

Destination: DULLES/ORLANDO AIRPORT
Sponsor: National Center for Family Literacy
Purpose: PANEL TO DISCUSS FAMILY LITERACY IN THE HEAD START ACT
Date: Mar 1, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $984.00
source

Destination: WASHINGTON DC - ORLANDO FLORIDA
Sponsor: Education Leaders Council
Purpose: SPEAKING ON IDEA
Date: Dec 4, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $604.00
source

Destination: OAKLAND, CA/SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Sponsor: Wachovia Bank
Purpose: TO DISCUSS STUDENT AID ISSUES FACING THE 109TH CONGRESS
Date: Mar 21, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $2,100.00
source

Destination: ASPEN, CO
Sponsor: Aspen Institute
Purpose: TO FOCUS ON ISSUES RELATED TO INSTRUCTION AND TEACHER QUALITY
Date: Aug 23, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,545.00
source

Destination: ORLANDO FLA
Sponsor: Education Leaders Council
Purpose: DISCUSSION ON ACHIEVEMENT PROCESS OF NCLB
Date: Dec 3, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $655.60
source


Trips traveled under the office of William Goodling

Destination: DUBROVNIK, CROATIA
Sponsor: Center for Civic Education
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN THE 4TH ANNUAL SUMMER SEMINAR OF CIVITAS: AN INTERNATIONAL CIVIC ED. EXCHANGE PROG. TO ENABLE BOTH INTERNATIONAL US PARTICIPANTS IN THE INTERNATIONAL ED. PROG. TO SHARE BEST PRACTICES IN CIVIC EDUCATION PROGRAMS
Date: May 25, 2000 (6 days)
Expense: $2,709.92
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Sally Lovejoy.


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.