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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

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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*

Jeff Markey


Total cost of 9 trips: $18,181.34


Trips traveled under the office of Doc Hastings

Destination: UNITED KINGDOM
Sponsor: BNFL Nuclear Services Inc
Purpose: VISIT SELLAFIELD NUCLEAR SITE
Date: Jan 17, 2000 (4 days)
Expense: $2,227.00
source

Destination: SEATTLE, WA
Sponsor: Congressional Economic Leadership Institute
Purpose: CONFERENCE
Date: Jul 6, 2000 (4 days)
Expense: $2,227.80
source

Destination: JACKSON, WY
Sponsor: Safari Club International and affiliates
Purpose: FEDERAL LAND AND CONSERVATION POLICY
Date: Aug 24, 2000 (4 days)
Expense: $841.00
source

Destination: TINDOUF, ALGERIA
Sponsor: Defense Forum Foundation
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Nov 12, 2000 (7 days)
Expense: $1,202.66
source

Destination: PORTLAND, OR & SACRAMENTO, CA
Sponsor: BNSF Railway Company
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: May 29, 2001 (6 days)
Expense: $2,824.31
source

Destination: RICHLAND, WA
Sponsor: Tri-City Industrial Development Council (TRIDEC)
Purpose: FACT FINDING TO HENFORD RESERVATION
Date: Aug 22, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $225.00
source

Destination: KONA, HAWAII
Sponsor: American Association of Airport Executives
Purpose: AVIATION ISSUES CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 5, 2002 (8 days)
Expense: $3,481.53
source

Destination: TAIWAN
Sponsor: Chinese International Economic Cooperation Association
Purpose: FACT FINDING AND EDUCATIONAL VISIT
Date: Mar 25, 2002 (7 days)
Expense: $3,950.00
source

Destination: PASCO, WA
Sponsor: Energy Northwest
Purpose:
Date: May 30, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,202.04
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Jeff Markey.


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.