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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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Trips by*

Jonathan Berger


Total cost of 8 trips: $10,292.22


Trips traveled under the office of Jack Reed

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: American Bankers Association
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Mar 13, 2000
Expense: $412.50
source

Destination: SEATTLE, WASHINGTON
Sponsor: SEATTLE FEDERAL HOME LOAN BANK
Purpose: FHLB CONFERENCE (FEDERAL HOME LOAN BANK)
Date: Aug 30, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $826.14
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: National Association of Securities Dealers
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL AND INFORMATIONAL
Date: Jan 11, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $908.42
source

Destination: SALT LAKE CITY
Sponsor: Freddie Mac
Purpose: INFORMATIONAL AND EDUCATIONAL
Date: Feb 15, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,855.50
source

Destination: MACKINAC ISLAND, MICHIGAN
Sponsor: United States Telecom Association and state affiliates
Purpose: INFORMATIONAL AND EDUCATIONAL
Date: Aug 21, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,769.89
source

Destination: BOSTON, MASS.
Sponsor: Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston
Purpose: INFORMATIONAL & EDUCATIONAL
Date: Aug 29, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $957.98
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: Reuters Group plc
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF BRIEFING AND TOUR
Date: Nov 8, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $891.79
source

Destination: SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH
Sponsor: Freddie Mac
Purpose: FINANCIAL SERVICES AND TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE
Date: Apr 4, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $2,670.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Jonathan Berger.


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.