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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*

Linda Bloss-Baum


Total cost of 7 trips: $12,216.56


Trips traveled under the office of W.J. Tauzin

Destination: LOS ANGELES, CA
Sponsor: News Corporation Ltd
Purpose:
Date: Nov 30, 2000
Expense: $2,085.00
source

Destination:
Sponsor: Time Warner
Purpose: FACT FINDING TRIP REGARDING ISSUES OF IMPORTANCE TO THE HIGH TECH AND MASS MEDIA DIVISIONS OF AOL/TW
Date: Aug 15, 2001 (4 days)
Expense: $1,694.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: DISCUSSION W/ CABLE INDUSTRY EXECUTIVES
Date: Dec 6, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,535.14
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV
Sponsor: Consumer Electronics Association
Purpose:
Date: Jan 7, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $2,044.21
source

Destination: WILLIAMSBURG, VA
Sponsor: Telecommunications Industry Association
Purpose: PARTICIPATE ON PANEL AND SEMINAR RE: THE FUTURE OF BROADBAND TECHNOLOGIES
Date: Apr 12, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $536.00
source

Destination: CHARLOTTE TO NEW ORLEANS
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: ANNUAL INDUSTRY CONVENTION AND PARTICIPATE ON CONGRESSIONAL PANEL
Date: May 4, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $2,598.81
source

Destination: CHICAGO, IL
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: ANNUAL CONVENTION AND MEET WITH CABLE EXECUTIVES
Date: Jun 7, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,723.40
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Linda Bloss-Baum.


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.