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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*

David Morgenstern


Total cost of 9 trips: $24,620.93


Trips traveled under the office of Lincoln Chafee

Destination: Taiwan
Sponsor: Chinese International Economic Cooperation Association
Purpose: Attending seminar, fact finding, and educational visit
Date: Aug 21, 2002 (7 days)
Expense: $4,180.00
source

Destination: CHINA-BEIJING, XI'AN, SHANGHAI
Sponsor: US-China Policy Foundation
Purpose: FACT FINDING RE:TRADE ISSUES AND OTHER ASPECTS OF SINO-AMERICAN RELATIONS
Date: Aug 9, 2003 (8 days)
Expense: $3,535.00
source

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

Destination: IRELAND TRIP
Sponsor: Center for Civic Education
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL FACT FINDING TRIP
Date: Dec 5, 2003 (7 days)
Expense: $1,580.00
source

Destination: TAIWAN
Sponsor: US-China Policy Foundation
Purpose: FACT FINDING TRIP
Date: Mar 17, 2004 (5 days)
Expense: $4,792.75
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: Enterprise Foundation
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Aug 3, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $576.40
source

Destination: SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Sponsor: Visa USA Inc
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Aug 11, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,403.56
source

Destination: INDONESIA
Sponsor: United States-Indonesia Society
Purpose: FACT FINDING MISSION
Date: Aug 27, 2004 (10 days)
Expense: $3,502.00
source

Destination: INDIA
Sponsor: Confederation of Indian Industry
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Dec 3, 2004 (9 days)
Expense: $3,872.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named David Morgenstern.


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

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  • 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.
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    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.