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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

    What can Japan teach us about teaching?

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    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.

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Trips by*

Stacey Lowder


Total cost of 8 trips: $17,008.67


Trips traveled under the office of Don Nickles

Destination: GERMANY
Sponsor: Hanns Seidel Foundation
Purpose: FACT-FINDING AND EDUCATIONAL VISIT
Date: Jun 30, 2002 (6 days)
Expense: $2,964.26
source

Destination: TAIWAN
Sponsor: Chinese International Economic Cooperation Association
Purpose: FACT-FINDING AND EDUCATIONAL VISIT
Date: Aug 10, 2002 (6 days)
Expense: $4,480.00
source

Destination: NORTH CAROLINA - CHARLOTTE, CONCORD, WILMINGTON
Sponsor: North Carolina State University
Purpose: FACT-FINDING AND EDUCATIONAL VISIT
Date: Aug 26, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,140.00
source

Destination: AMELIA ISLAND, FLORIDA
Sponsor: United States Telecom Association and state affiliates
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL, FACT-FINDING
Date: Feb 21, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,442.50
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: FACT-FINDING & INFORMATIONAL TRIP
Date: Apr 3, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,501.41
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA
Sponsor: SBC Communications Inc
Purpose: FACT-FINDING & EDUCATIONAL
Date: Apr 22, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,908.31
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NEVADA
Sponsor: United States Telecom Association and state affiliates
Purpose: EDUCATION ABOUT THE IMPORTANCE OF REGULATORY ISSUES IN THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS INDUSTRY
Date: Oct 11, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,425.82
source

Destination: REDMOND, WASHINGTON
Sponsor: Microsoft Corporation
Purpose: EDUCATION ABOUT THE TECHNOLOGY ADVANCES AND THEREFORE THE NECESSARY LEGISLATION REFORMS TO ADDRESS SUCH ADVANCES
Date: Mar 4, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $2,146.37
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Stacey Lowder.


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.