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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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    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.

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*

Brian Peters


Total cost of 7 trips: $12,683.49


Trips traveled under the office of Jay Inslee

Destination:
Sponsor: MICROSOFT, VULCAN, EXPEDIA, STARBUCKS
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Aug 27, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $2,529.30
source

Destination: CHICAGO, IL
Sponsor: CHICAGO BOARD OPTIONS EXCHANGE, CHICAGO BOARD OF TRADE, CHICAGO MERCANTILE EXCHANGE
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Oct 26, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,902.09
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Sponsor: Microsoft Corporation
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jun 6, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $2,002.00
source

Destination: SEATTLE, WA
Sponsor: Washington Biotechnology & Biomedical Association
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jun 28, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,405.45
source

Destination: SARASOTA, FL
Sponsor: United States Telecom Association and state affiliates
Purpose: EDUCATION; FACT FINDING
Date: Feb 22, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,753.80
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS
Sponsor: CTIA-The Wireless Association
Purpose: TRADE SHOW; TECHNOLOGY DEMONSTRATION; BRIEFING
Date: Mar 12, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,190.00
source

Destination: D.C. TO SAN DIEGO TO SEATTLE
Sponsor: SBC Communications Inc
Purpose: LEGISLATIVE STAFF BRIEFING
Date: Mar 29, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,900.85
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Brian Peters.


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.