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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

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Trips by*

Regina Mahony


Total cost of 12 trips: $25,137.00


Trips traveled under the office of Calvin Dooley

Destination: DULLES, VA; LOS ANGELES, SAN FRANCISCO
Sponsor: Time Warner
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL; FACT-FINDING
Date: Aug 15, 2001 (4 days)
Expense: $1,142.00
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - SAN DIEGO, CA
Sponsor: Information Technology Industry Council
Purpose: CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW
Date: Jan 7, 2002 (6 days)
Expense: $1,292.00
source

Destination: LOS ANGELES/BURBANK, CA
Sponsor: Walt Disney Co
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Mar 25, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,927.00
source

Destination: TAIWAN AND HONG KONG
Sponsor: Chinese International Economic Cooperation Association
Purpose: FACT-FINDING AND EDUCATION
Date: May 24, 2002 (10 days)
Expense: $4,350.00
source


Trips traveled under the office of Steny Hoyer

Destination: LOS ANGELES, SAN DIEGO
Sponsor: Information Technology Industry Council
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL FACT FINDING
Date: Feb 18, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $2,012.00
source

Destination: WARRENTON, VA
Sponsor: Democratic Leadership Council
Purpose: STAFF RETREAT
Date: Mar 6, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $353.00
source

Destination: GENEVA, SWITZERLAND
Sponsor: Business Roundtable
Purpose: MEETING WITH US, EU AND OTHER TRADE AMBASSADORS AT THE WORLD TRADE ORGANIZATION
Date: Jun 28, 2003 (7 days)
Expense: $6,597.00
source

Destination: MACKINAC ISLAND, MICHIGAN
Sponsor: Democratic Leadership Council
Purpose: MEETINGS; EDUCATIONAL
Date: Sep 11, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,295.00
source

Destination: AMELIA ISLAND, FLORIDA
Sponsor: Democratic Leadership Council
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL AND POLICY RETREAT
Date: Mar 25, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,946.00
source

Destination: PORTLAND, OR-SEATTLE, WA
Sponsor: Information Technology Industry Council
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL TRIP
Date: Jun 29, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $2,355.00
source

Destination: CHICAGO
Sponsor: INSTITUTE FOR EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP/COALITION FOR COMMUNITY SCHOOLS
Purpose: ACCEPT AWARD, PROVIDE REMARKS
Date: Mar 11, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $276.00
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS
Sponsor: Democratic Leadership Council
Purpose: POLICY AND EDUCATIONAL SESSIONS
Date: Apr 28, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,592.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Regina Mahony.


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.