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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*

Tom Mccrocklin


Total cost of 9 trips: $9,291.35


Trips traveled under the office of Michael Oxley

Destination: MIAMI, FLORIDA
Sponsor: Mortgage Insurance Companies of America
Purpose: LEARN ABOUT MORTGAGE INSURANCE INDUSTRY
Date: Apr 9, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,243.62
source

Destination:
Sponsor: Securities Industry Association
Purpose: WALL ST. EDUCATION
Date: May 30, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $1,001.00
source

Destination: TOUR NASDAQ & AFFILIATED FIRMS
Sponsor: NASDAQ
Purpose: BETTER UNDERSTAND FUNCTION OF HIGH-TECH MARKETPLACE
Date: May 31, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $807.25
source

Destination: BUSINESS DINNER, ALL DAY MEETINGS AND TOUR
Sponsor: Instinet Corporation
Purpose: LEARN ABOUT THE WORKING OF INSTINET
Date: Jun 28, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $789.84
source

Destination:
Sponsor: Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston
Purpose: MORTGAGE/HOME LOAN BANK SEMINAR
Date: Aug 28, 2001 (4 days)
Expense: $920.79
source

Destination: PHILLY
Sponsor: Chubb Corporation
Purpose: SPOKE ON TWO PANELS CONCERNING LEGISLATION
Date: Dec 2, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $549.86
source

Destination: CONFERENCE & TOUR OF CREDIT PROCESSING OPERATION
Sponsor: Citigroup
Purpose: CITI CARDS CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 23, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,600.00
source

Destination: SAN FRANCISCO
Sponsor: Options Clearing Corporation
Purpose: EDUCATION ON OPTIONS
Date: May 28, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,199.77
source

Destination: BOSTON
Sponsor: Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL SEMINAR ON HOUSING
Date: Aug 28, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $1,179.22
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Tom Mccrocklin.


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.