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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*

Rob Neal


Total cost of 8 trips: $14,790.30


Trips traveled under the office of George Nethercutt

Destination: HAVANA, CUBA
Sponsor: Washington Office on Latin America
Purpose: ASSESSMENT OF FOOD & MEDICINE SANCTIONS
Date: Feb 20, 2000 (4 days)
Expense: $1,241.17
source

Destination: MIAMI, FL
Sponsor: World Trade Center Miami
Purpose: TO GIVE A PRESENTATION ON "SELLING FOOD PRODUCTS TO CUBA" AT THE III AMERICAS FOOD & BEVERAGE SHOW
Date: Nov 29, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $433.76
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC-HAVANA, CUBA
Sponsor: Lexington Institute
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Jan 21, 2001 (4 days)
Expense: $2,214.00
source

Destination: HOT SPRINGS, VA
Sponsor: Grocery Manufacturers of America
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL ISSUES FORUM
Date: May 18, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $625.50
source

Destination: SEATTLE
Sponsor: DENDREON CORPORATION; TARGETED GENETICS; IMMUNEX
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Aug 5, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,779.87
source

Destination: BWI; OSLO, NORWAY; TRONDHEIM, NORWAY; BERGEN, NORWAY; STAVANGER, NORW.
Sponsor: NORWEGIAN MINISTRY OF DEFENSE
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Jan 12, 2002 (9 days)
Expense: $3,200.00
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC-CANCUN, MEXICO
Sponsor: WORLD DEVELOPMENT SERVICE
Purpose: CONFERENCE ON AGRICULTURAL SALES TO CUBA
Date: Jan 30, 2002 (4 days)
Expense: $2,546.00
source

Destination: DC-CAIRO AND LUXOR, EGYPT
Sponsor: American Arab Chamber of Commerce
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Jan 17, 2003 (7 days)
Expense: $2,750.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Rob Neal.


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.