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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.

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    Learning from Video Games

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Trips by*

Dave Marventano


Total cost of 16 trips: $33,342.95


Trips traveled under the office of W.J. Tauzin

Destination: NEW ORLEANS, LA
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: CONFERENCE
Date: May 7, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $1,662.00
source

Destination: LANSDOWNE, VA
Sponsor: Chamber of Commerce for the USA
Purpose: CONFERENCE
Date: May 19, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $478.56
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY, NY
Sponsor: Viacom Inc
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Sep 8, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $1,086.61
source

Destination: LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA
Sponsor: Walt Disney Co
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Jan 24, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $1,805.00
source

Destination: KINGSMILL, VA
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: MEETINGS
Date: Feb 1, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $589.00
source

Destination: PALM SPRINGS, CA
Sponsor: United States Telecom Association and state affiliates
Purpose: MEETINGS
Date: Feb 22, 2001 (4 days)
Expense: $1,860.14
source

Destination: FACILITY VISIT
Sponsor: PALO VERDE NUCLEAR GEN. STATION
Purpose: FACILITY VISIT
Date: May 17, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $2,492.75
source

Destination: BRAZIL
Sponsor: Brazil-US Business Council
Purpose: MEETINGS
Date: May 26, 2001 (7 days)
Expense: $8,342.00
source

Destination: ANCHORAGE, ALASKA
Sponsor: Resource Development Council for Alaska Inc
Purpose: REVIEW RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT & RELATED ISSUES
Date: Aug 24, 2001 (7 days)
Expense: $3,295.00
source

Destination: LANSDOWNE, VA
Sponsor: Chamber of Commerce for the USA
Purpose: PRIVACY RETREAT
Date: Oct 12, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $185.00
source

Destination: SFO
Sponsor: Information Technology Industry Council
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jan 16, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,376.00
source

Destination: HOUSTON, TX
Sponsor: Reliant Energy Inc
Purpose: MEETING
Date: Feb 18, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $439.31
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS, LA
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: VISIT INDUSTRY LEADERS & DISCUSS RECENT TECHNOLOGY
Date: May 4, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $2,172.68
source

Destination: TURKEY: ISTANBUL, ANKARA, BURSA
Sponsor: American-Turkish Council
Purpose: MEETINGS W/ TURKISH OFFICIALS
Date: May 25, 2002 (6 days)
Expense: $4,650.00
source

Destination: KINGSMILL, VA
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: GOP PLANNING CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 6, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,094.00
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Sponsor: SBC Communications Inc
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Apr 22, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,814.90
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Dave Marventano.


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.