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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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  • 06.17.15

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  • 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.

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Trips by*

Karen Lynch


Total cost of 11 trips: $10,519.35


Trips traveled under the office of Michael Oxley

Destination: NEW YORK
Sponsor: Instinet Corporation
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Jun 28, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $809.84
source

Destination: ST. LOUIS, MO
Sponsor: American Financial Services Association
Purpose: FACT-FINDING & SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT
Date: Jul 13, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $516.64
source

Destination: BOSTON
Sponsor: Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston
Purpose: ATTEND CONFERENCE
Date: Aug 30, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $882.65
source

Destination: DC - TUCSON, AZ
Sponsor: Community Financial Services Association of America
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL, SPEAKING EVENT
Date: Jan 31, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $307.46
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Sponsor: Food Marketing Institute
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL; FACT FINDING
Date: Feb 2, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,224.05
source

Destination: DC - CHICAGO
Sponsor: CHICAGO BOARD OF TRADE, CHICAGO BOARD OPTIONS EXCHANGE, CHICAGO MERCANTILE EXCHANGE, CHICAGO STOCK EXCH
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Feb 28, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $911.82
source

Destination: DC - BOSTON
Sponsor: American Bar Association
Purpose: PANEL SPEAKER
Date: Apr 4, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $480.29
source

Destination: DC TO LAS VEGAS, NV
Sponsor: Citigroup
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jan 23, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,625.00
source

Destination: D.C. - ST. PETERSBURG, FL
Sponsor: Capital One Financial Corporation
Purpose: SPEAKER AT CONFERENCE/EDUCATIONAL
Date: Mar 6, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,976.34
source

Destination: DC - TEMPE, AZ
Sponsor: JP Morgan Chase & Co
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: May 29, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $1,242.26
source


Trips traveled under the office of Rick Renzi

Destination: GREENBRIER
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: CHIEF OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Mar 3, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $543.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Karen Lynch.


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.