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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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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.

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Trips by*

Colleen Maloney


Total cost of 8 trips: $23,283.49


Trips traveled under the office of Eric Cantor

Destination:
Sponsor: Caremark Rx Inc
Purpose: LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 19, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,472.35
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO
Sponsor: Healthcare Leadership Council
Purpose: HEALTH FACILITIES TOURS
Date: Aug 5, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $3,090.49
source

Destination: BRUSSELS - GENEVA
Sponsor: Advanced Medical Technology Association
Purpose: HEALTH CARE FACILITIES TOURS
Date: Aug 16, 2003 (8 days)
Expense: $4,554.57
source

Destination: SAN FRAN
Sponsor: Pharmaceutical Research & Manufacturers of America (PHRMA)
Purpose: FACILITIES TOURS
Date: Aug 27, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $3,310.61
source

Destination: PARK CITY, UT
Sponsor: 3M, BOSTON SCIENTIFIC, ADVA MED
Purpose: LEARN ABOUT NON-INVASIVE MEDICINE
Date: Jan 7, 2004 (4 days)
Expense: $2,493.50
source

Destination: PHOENIX
Sponsor: Federated Ambulatory Surgery Association
Purpose: VISIT AMBULATORY SURGERY CENTERS
Date: May 6, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $2,131.97
source

Destination: TAIPEI, TAIWAN
Sponsor: Chinese International Economic Cooperation Association
Purpose: FACT-FINDING AND EDUCATIONAL VISIT
Date: Aug 18, 2004 (6 days)
Expense: $4,330.00
source

Destination: MIAMI
Sponsor: Boston Scientific Corporation
Purpose: LESS INVASIVE MEDICINE & ADVANCES IN ENDOSURGICAL & CARDIOVASCULAR INTERVENTIONS
Date: Feb 24, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,900.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Colleen Maloney.


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.