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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.

Recent Posts

  • 06.23.15

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Trips by*

Brian Nagle


Total cost of 7 trips: $15,306.69


Trips traveled under the office of Ernest Hollings

Destination: TAIWAN, REPUBLIC OF CHINA
Sponsor: Chinese National Association of Industry and Commerce
Purpose: ATTENDING SEMINAR EDUCATIONAL VISIT
Date: Jan 13, 2002 (7 days)
Expense: $4,970.00
source

Destination: GREATER SAN FRANCISCO, CA REGION
Sponsor: Pharmaceutical Research & Manufacturers of America (PHRMA)
Purpose: SITE VISIT FOR MEDICAL RESEARCH AND MANUFACTURING FACILITIES
Date: Aug 27, 2003 (4 days)
Expense: $1,474.35
source

Destination: DAYTONA, FL
Sponsor: International Speedway Corporation
Purpose: STUDY THE IMPACT OF PROFESSIONAL MOTOR SPORTS ON THE US ECONOMY
Date: Feb 6, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $822.64
source

Destination: ENGLAND (BARRON, SELLAFIELD, LONDON)
Sponsor: BNFL Nuclear Services Inc
Purpose: INVESTIGATE METHODS TO STORE, TRANSPORT & PROCESS NUCLEAR WASTE
Date: Apr 11, 2004 (7 days)
Expense: $2,525.07
source

Destination: CHICAGO, IL
Sponsor: HEALTHCARE LEADERSHIP COUNCIL (ALSO ABBOTT LABORATORIES, BAXTER INTERNATIONAL, FIRST HEALTH GROUP & EVANSTON NORTHWESTERN HEALTHCARE)
Purpose: TO INVESTIGATE NEW TECHNOLOGIES IN THE U.S. HEALTHCARE SYSTEM
Date: May 24, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,351.55
source

Destination: SEATTLE, WA
Sponsor: Microsoft Corporation
Purpose: TO STUDY NEW TECHNOLOGIES AND THE IMPACT OF FEDERAL LAW ON THEIR DEVELOPMENT
Date: Jun 27, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $2,172.82
source

Destination: SEATTLE, WA
Sponsor: Amgen Inc
Purpose: TO STUDY THE IMPACT OF FEDERAL POLICIES ON THE BIOTECHNOLOGY INDUSTRY AND DIALYSIS TREATMENT CENTERS
Date: Aug 30, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,990.26
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Brian Nagle.


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.