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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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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.

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Trips by*

Deirdre Onizuk


Total cost of 6 trips: $14,522.22


Trips traveled under the office of Dave Camp

Destination:
Sponsor: BNFL Nuclear Services Inc
Purpose: TO VISIT NUCLEAR FACILITIES AND VIEW THE OPERATION
Date: May 27, 2002 (6 days)
Expense: $1,318.70
source

Destination: SEMINAR
Sponsor: Catholic Health Association and affiliates
Purpose: TO DISCUSS THE 108TH AGENDA ON HEALTH CARE
Date: Jan 9, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $175.00
source

Destination: VISIT JOHNSON & JOHNSON, NOVARTIS, ETC. PAULA
Sponsor: Pharmaceutical Research & Manufacturers of America (PHRMA)
Purpose: TO DISCUSS PRESCRIPTION DRUGS, PRODUCTION
Date: Jan 15, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $3,194.67
source

Destination: APRIL 12-16 IN ROMANIA APRIL 17-19 IN RUSSIA
Sponsor: Congressional Coalition on Adoption
Purpose: TO LEARN MORE REGARDING INTERNATIONAL ADOPTION AND OPEN OTHER COUNTRIES TO THE IDEA
Date: Apr 11, 2003 (8 days)
Expense: $5,530.00
source

Destination: TO MEET WITH LEGISLATORS/ADMINISTRATION REGARDING INTERNATIONAL ADOPTION
Sponsor: Congressional Coalition on Adoption
Purpose: FACT-FINDING TRIP RELATED TO ADOPTION/CHILD WELFARE
Date: Feb 4, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $3,255.00
source

Destination: TAMPA, FL
Sponsor: Long Term Care Pharmacy Alliance
Purpose: TO BECOME FAMILIARIZED WITH SPECIALIZED PHARMACY SERVICES PROVIDED TO INDIVIDUALS RESIDING IN NURSING FACILITIES TO ENSURE PATIENT SAFETY AND AVOID MEDICATION ERRORS
Date: Apr 16, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,048.85
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Deirdre Onizuk.


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.