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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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Trips by*

John Mcmanus


Total cost of 12 trips: $14,428.11


Trips traveled under the office of William Thomas

Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Sponsor: LEGISLATIVE STRATEGIES AND FIRST UNION
Purpose: HEALTHCARE MEETINGS
Date: Jan 28, 2000
Expense: $524.80
source

Destination: BWI - LAS VEGAS
Sponsor: Caremark Rx Inc
Purpose: SPEECH TO HIAA ANNUAL CONVENTION ON HR 4680
Date: Oct 29, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $1,269.52
source

Destination: GENENTECH, UC BERKELY, CHIRON, VAR GEN
Sponsor: California Healthcare Institute
Purpose: LEARN ABOUT BIO TECH INDUSTRY & ACADEMIA
Date: Jan 16, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $2,007.00
source

Destination: MERCATUS CENTER CONFERENCE CHIEF OF STAFF RETREAT
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: CHIEF OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Jan 25, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $330.00
source

Destination: TOUR GAMBO, MEET WITH COLORADO MEDICAL SOCIETY & COLORADO HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION
Sponsor: GAMBO PAID FOR AIRLINE, REP MC INNIS PAID FOR LODGING
Purpose: LEARN ABOUT ISSUES CONFRONTING BUILD AND DOCTORS & LEARN ABOUT GAMBO COMPANY & DEVICE
Date: Feb 15, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,052.78
source

Destination: UC IRVINE HEALTH POLICY CONFERENCE
Sponsor: University of California at Irvine
Purpose: SPEECH TO CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 21, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $1,100.70
source

Destination: TOUR MERCK-MEDCO, MEET W/ EXECUTIVES
Sponsor: Merck & Co
Purpose: UNDERSTAND PBM MAIL ORDER BUSSINESS BETTER
Date: Mar 9, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $1,340.68
source

Destination: HOUSE/SENATE REPUBLICAN PLANNING CONFERENCE
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: TO PLAN AND DISCUSS THE REPUBLICAN CONGRESSIONAL AGENDA FOR THE 108TH CONGRESS
Date: Feb 6, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,214.00
source

Destination: VISITED HOSPITALS IN NORTHERN NEW JERSEY AND NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: HLC, CIGNA, MERCK, NY-PRESBYTERIAN, AND PFIZER
Purpose: A FACT-FINDING TRIP TO LEARN ABOUT THE SITUATION OF HOSPITALS DUE TO THEIR FUNDING.
Date: Feb 19, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,299.27
source

Destination: AVENTURA, FT. LAUDERDALE AND MIAMI
Sponsor: Advanced Medical Technology Association
Purpose: TO LEARN ABOUT MEDICAL DEVICE ISSUES AT THE ADVAMED ANNUAL MEETING. TOURED THE MIAMI CARDIOVASCULAR INSTITUTE
Date: Mar 21, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,792.69
source

Destination: PUERTO RICO - WASHINGTON, DC
Sponsor: FEDERATION OF AMERICAN HOSPITALS AND THE PUERTO RICO HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION
Purpose: TO INTRODUCE CONGRESSIONAL STAFF TO MEDICARE ISSUES AFFECTING HOSPITALS THAT OPERATE IN PUERTO RICO.
Date: Apr 12, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $2,262.67
source

Destination: MARRIOTT INNER HARBOR HOTEL, BALTIMORE
Sponsor: CATHOLIC HEALTH ASSOCIATION & ALLIANCE FOR HEALTH REFORM
Purpose: SPEAKER
Date: Jan 8, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $234.00
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* - Trips by all travelers named John Mcmanus.


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.