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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*

John Magill


Total cost of 11 trips: $35,297.44


Trips traveled under the office of Wally Herger

Destination:
Sponsor: CTIA-The Wireless Association
Purpose: LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE
Date: May 12, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,090.00
source

Destination: FRANKFORT-MIMISH-BRUSSELS-BERLIN-FRANKFORT
Sponsor: Hanns Seidel Foundation
Purpose: DISCUSS BILATERAL RELATIONS BETWEEN US & GERMANY - NATU AND EURO MEETINGS, AS WELL
Date: Jul 1, 2000 (7 days)
Expense: $4,100.00
source

Destination:
Sponsor: CTIA-The Wireless Association
Purpose: LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE
Date: May 4, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,090.00
source

Destination: HOUSE/SENATE CHIEFS OF STAFF RETREAT
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: SAME AS ITINERARY
Date: Feb 19, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $649.00
source

Destination: MEETINGS & DISCUSSIONS RELATED TO CELL TELEPHONE INDUSTRY
Sponsor: CTIA-The Wireless Association
Purpose: DISCUSS CELL TELEPHONE ISSUES
Date: May 3, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,285.00
source

Destination: SWEDEN
Sponsor: Saab AB
Purpose: VISIT SAAB RESEARCH AND MANUFACTURING SITES IN SWEDEN WHICH PROVIDE EQUIPMENT TO US DEFENSE FORCES.
Date: Aug 17, 2003 (7 days)
Expense: $6,583.09
source

Destination: THE HOMESTEAD, VA
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: BICAMERAL CHIEFS OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Oct 23, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $895.00
source

Destination: AMSTERDAM
Sponsor: NETHERLANDS ATLANTIC ASSOCIATION
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL / FACT-FINDING
Date: Apr 4, 2004 (7 days)
Expense: $3,590.17
source

Destination: KEY BISCAYNE, FL
Sponsor: Ripon Society and Ripon Educational Fund
Purpose: 2005 RIPON CONGRESSIONAL ADVISORY BOARD POLICY CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 12, 2005 (4 days)
Expense: $2,070.70
source

Destination: WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, WV
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: BICAMERAL CHIEFS OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Mar 3, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $543.00
source

Destination: MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA
Sponsor: General Atomics
Purpose: FACT FINDING, EDUCATIONAL, MEETINGS WITH AUSTRALIAN OFFICIALS, LEGISLATORS AND U.S. EMBASSY PERSONNEL
Date: Mar 17, 2005 (8 days)
Expense: $13,401.48
source



* - Trips by all travelers named John Magill.


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?

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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.