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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*

Greg Nickerson


Total cost of 16 trips: $27,054.77


Trips traveled under the office of William Thomas

Destination:
Sponsor: Tax Council
Purpose: SPRING LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE - PANEL ON INT'L TAX
Date: Mar 8, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $1,621.50
source

Destination: DINNER ON MAY 3RD WITH TAX PANEL
Sponsor: Organization for International Investment
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN TAX PANEL DISCUSSION
Date: May 3, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $1,107.50
source

Destination: TAX FOUNDATION TRIP TO DENMARK, FRANCE AD BELGIUM
Sponsor: Tax Foundation
Purpose: INVESTIGATE THE INTERNATIONAL TAX REGIMES OF FOREIGN JURISDICTIONS
Date: May 24, 2002 (8 days)
Expense: $8,488.00
source

Destination: SAN ANTONIO
Sponsor: American Bar Association
Purpose: FACT-FINDING TRIP
Date: Jan 23, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,381.88
source

Destination: THE BREAKERS, PALM BEACH, FL
Sponsor: Tax Council
Purpose: INTERNATIONAL TAX AND DIVIDEND PROPOSAL
Date: Mar 22, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,401.00
source

Destination: HOMESTEAD RESORT
Sponsor: Electronic Industries Alliance
Purpose: INTERNATIONAL TAX PANEL
Date: Aug 12, 2003
Expense: $167.90
source

Destination: CHICAGO
Sponsor: American Bar Association
Purpose:
Date: Sep 12, 2003
Expense: $1,073.00
source

Destination: ORLANDO, FL
Sponsor: American Bar Association
Purpose: SPEAKER AT 2004 MIDYEAR MEETING
Date: Jan 30, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $1,062.38
source

Destination: PALM BEACH, FL
Sponsor: Tax Council
Purpose: PARTICIPANT AT 2004 SPRING LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE
Date: Mar 5, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,592.40
source

Destination: ATLANTA, GA ATL
Sponsor: Time Warner
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL/FACT-FINDING
Date: Apr 7, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $943.73
source

Destination: WILLIAMSBURG, VA
Sponsor: Tax Coalition
Purpose: TO SPEAK ON PANEL REGARDING ENERGY TAX ISSUES
Date: Apr 15, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $957.00
source

Destination: SONOMA, CA
Sponsor: Organization for International Investment
Purpose: TO SPEAK ON PANEL DISCUSSING LEGISLATION AFFECTING U.S. SUBSIDIARIES OF INTERNATIONAL COMPANIES
Date: Apr 29, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $3,637.32
source

Destination: WHITE SULPHUR SPRING, WV
Sponsor: Association of American Railroads
Purpose: TO SPEAK ON PANEL REGARDING TAX PROPOSALS
Date: Jun 30, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $606.25
source

Destination: THE HOMESTEAD, HOT SPRINGS, VA
Sponsor: Electronic Industries Alliance
Purpose: TO ATTEND EIA LEGISLATIVE ROUNDTABLE
Date: Aug 8, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,911.50
source

Destination: NAPLES, FL
Sponsor: Clark Consulting
Purpose: PANEL GUEST SPEAKER TO DISCUSS THE RESULTS OF NOVEMBER 2, 2004 ELECTION
Date: Nov 6, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $1,063.41
source

Destination: CHARLOTTESVILLE
Sponsor: University of Virginia
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE AS GUEST PANEL SPEAKER ON THE INTERNATIONAL PROVISIONS OF H.R. 4520, THE AMERICAN JOBS CREATION ACT
Date: Nov 19, 2004
Expense: $40.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Greg Nickerson.


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.