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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*

Jennifer Park


Total cost of 6 trips: $39,202.82


Trips traveled under the office of James Moran

Destination: MEETINGS AT THE AMERICAN INSTITUTE, MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAI
Sponsor: Chinese National Association of Industry and Commerce
Purpose: FACT FINDING AND EDUCATIONAL VISIT
Date: Dec 2, 2000 (7 days)
Expense: $3,630.00
source

Destination: MEETINGS WITH MINISTRY OF TRADE, FOREIGN AFFAIRS, RELIGIOUS LEADERS
Sponsor: Christopher Reynolds Foundation
Purpose: FACT-FINDING MISSION ON HUMANITARIAN SITUATION IN CUBA
Date: May 25, 2001 (7 days)
Expense: $1,923.32
source

Destination: TAIPEI
Sponsor: Chinese National Association of Industry and Commerce
Purpose: MEETINGS WITH GOVERNMENT & BUSINESS LEADERS
Date: Dec 2, 2001 (7 days)
Expense: $3,526.40
source

Destination: ROME-MILAN-VENICE
Sponsor: General Atomics
Purpose: FACT FINDING TRIP-VISIT AMERICAN/ITALIAN COMPANIES INVOLVED IN PROVIDING DEFENSE AND CIVIL TECHNOLOGIES TO US. VISITED AVIANO AIR FORCE BASE ON US OPERATIONS & MILITARY ISSUES
Date: Apr 9, 2004 (9 days)
Expense: $10,301.38
source

Destination: SEOUL, KOREA
Sponsor: Korea Economic Institute
Purpose: CULTURAL AND EDUCATIONAL EXCHANGE ON TRADE AND SECURITY ISSUES
Date: Dec 4, 2004 (8 days)
Expense: $7,288.57
source

Destination: MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA,-SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA
Sponsor: General Atomics
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL FACT FINDING TRIP FOR DEFENSE, TRADE, AND FOREIGN AFFAIRS. ATTENDED MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL AIR SHOW; MEETINGS WITH MINISTRIES OF DEFENSE, FOREIGN AFFAIRS
Date: Mar 17, 2005 (8 days)
Expense: $12,533.15
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Jennifer Park.


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.