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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*

Roberto Rodriguez


Total cost of 7 trips: $5,286.79


Trips traveled under the office of Edward Kennedy

Destination: SACRAMENTO
Sponsor: California Department of Education
Purpose: PRESENT TO CA DOE ABOUT BILINGUAL ED
Date: Apr 11, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $119.38
source

Destination: BROWARD COUNTY, FL
Sponsor: Broward County Public Schools
Purpose: TO LEARN ABOUT BEST PRACTICES IN BROWARD COUNTY SCHOOLS AND HELP ADMINISTRATORS PREPARE FOR ESEA IMPLEMENTATION
Date: Apr 18, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $496.84
source

Destination: MIAMI, FL
Sponsor: National Council of La Raza
Purpose: NCLR ANNUAL CONFERENCE
Date: Jul 20, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $345.49
source

Destination: NASHVILLE, TN
Sponsor: Columbia University
Purpose: TO PRESENT ON'ACCOUNTABILITY: WHAT WILL IT MEAN' FROM NCLB
Date: Sep 20, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $397.00
source

Destination: SAN ANTONIO, TX
Sponsor: Intercultural Development Research Association
Purpose: PRESENTATION ON EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION & FAMILY LITERACY TO EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATORS
Date: Apr 19, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $644.56
source

Destination: WASHINGTON DC-AUSTIN, TX
Sponsor: National Council of La Raza
Purpose: SPEAK AT NCLR ANNUAL CONFERENCE: ADVOCACY STRATEGIES FOR IMPLEMENTING APPROPRIATE ASSESSMENT & ACCOUNTABILITY SYSTEMS FOR ELL'S
Date: Jul 11, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $747.86
source


Trips traveled under the office of Linda Sanchez

Destination: SAN FRAN
Sponsor: California Healthcare Institute
Purpose: EDUCATION
Date: May 24, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $2,535.66
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Roberto Rodriguez.


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.