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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

    Learning from Video Games

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  • 06.11.15

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    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.

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Trips by*

Kyle Nevins


Total cost of 7 trips: $11,204.64


Trips traveled under the office of Roy Blunt

Destination: SITE VISIT TO KERN RIVER GAS PIPELINE AND TO THEIR SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA GEOTHERMAL PLANT.
Sponsor: MidAmerican Energy Co
Purpose: ENERGY FACT-FINDING (CONGRESSIONAL FORUM AND SITE TOUR)
Date: Apr 13, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,842.30
source

Destination: UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS-AUSTIN
Sponsor: AUSTIN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, IBM, DELL, MOTOROLA, TACC (TEXAS ADVANCED COMPUTING CENTER)
Purpose: TECHNOLOGY FACT-FINDING
Date: Apr 22, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,363.42
source

Destination: KAUHSIUNG TAIPEI
Sponsor: Chinese International Economic Cooperation Association
Purpose: FACT-FINDING AND EDUCATIONAL STAFF VISIT
Date: Jan 4, 2004 (6 days)
Expense: $3,885.00
source

Destination: PHILADELPHIA
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: CONGRESS OF TOMORROW 2004 REPUBLICAN BI-CAM RETREAT
Date: Jan 29, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $896.00
source

Destination: WASHINGTON NATL - LAS VEGAS MCCARRAN
Sponsor: Congressional Economic Leadership Institute
Purpose: FACT FINDING: GAMING INDUSTRY, HOTEL MANAGEMENT, WORKER TRAINING, CONVENTION OPERATIONS
Date: Feb 18, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,665.00
source

Destination: ATLANTA (ATL)
Sponsor: Time Warner
Purpose: FACT FINDING MEETINGS AND TOURS OF TECHWOOD (LOCATION OF TURNER STUDIOS); POLICY DISCUSSION/EDUCATIONAL VISIT WITH TURNER EXECUTIVES; TOUR OF CNN STUDIOS
Date: Apr 7, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $732.92
source

Destination: SULFUR SPRINGS, WV
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: BICAMERAL CONGRESSIONAL GOP MEMBER RETREAT
Date: Jan 27, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $820.00
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* - Trips by all travelers named Kyle Nevins.


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.