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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

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  • 06.17.15

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  • 06.11.15

    What can Japan teach us about teaching?

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Trips by*

Anna Sagely


Total cost of 12 trips: $15,524.80


Trips traveled under the office of Howard Coble

Destination: RALEIGH, NC
Sponsor: Progress Energy
Purpose: TOUR COAL AND NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS
Date: May 30, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $587.00
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Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: TO DISCUSS ISSUES AFFECTING THE CABLE INDUSTRY AND MEET WITH CABLE REPRESENTATIVE
Date: Jun 22, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,127.87
source

Destination: LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA
Sponsor: News Corporation Ltd
Purpose: COPYRIGHT PROTECTION CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 21, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,897.00
source

Destination: NEMACOLIN RESORT, PENNSYLVANIA
Sponsor: ALCATEL,ASSOCIATION FOR COMPETITIVE TECHNOLOGY,AT&T CABLE & WIRELESS, LEVEL 3 COMMUNICATIONS,MICROSOFT,MP3.COM,PEGASAS COMMUNICATION SAIC,VERISIGN,WINSTAR COMMUNICATIONS,XO COMMUNICATIONS
Purpose: 3RD ANNUAL LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE ON THE INTERNET
Date: Mar 16, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $616.03
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV
Sponsor: NUCLEAR ENERGY INSTITUTE (NEI); YUCCA MOUNTAIN PROJECT OFFICE
Purpose: TOUR YUCCA MOUNTAIN NUCLEAR WASTE FACILITY
Date: Apr 16, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $884.50
source

Destination: SEATTLE, WASHINGTON
Sponsor: DENDREON CORPORATION, TARGETED GENETICS, IMMUNEX
Purpose: TO DISCUSS ISSUES FACING THE BIOTECHNOLOGY INDUSTRY
Date: Aug 5, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,779.87
source

Destination: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF RETREAT TO LOS ANGELES, CA
Sponsor: News Corporation Ltd
Purpose: TO DISCUSS DIGITAL RIGHTS MANAGEMENT ISSUES
Date: May 29, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $2,258.00
source

Destination: ANNAPOLIS, MD
Sponsor: Verizon Communications Inc
Purpose: TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE FUTURE OF THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS INDUSTRY
Date: May 28, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $751.50
source

Destination: RICHMOND, VA
Sponsor: BellSouth Corporation
Purpose: TO DISCUSS THE FUTURE OF UNIVERSAL SERVICE
Date: Jul 18, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $649.23
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV
Sponsor: Consumer Electronics Association
Purpose: TO ATTEND THE CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW AND OBSERVE FIRSTHAND THE LATEST TECHNOLOGY AND DISCUSS THE LEGISLATIVE POLICIES THAT MAY IMPACT THIS MARKET.
Date: Jan 7, 2004 (4 days)
Expense: $1,944.80
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Sponsor: THE UNITED STATES TELECOM ASSOCIATION, THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF MANUFACTURERS, THE CALIFORNIA TECHNOLOGY AND INTERNET ASSOCIATION
Purpose: TO DISCUSS AND BETTER UNDERSTAND THE IMPORTANT POLICY AND REGULATORY ISSUES AFFECTING THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS INDUSTRY
Date: Apr 13, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,724.00
source

Destination: MYRTLE BEACH, SC
Sponsor: Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce
Purpose: TO DISCUSS THE COMPLETION OF THE I-73/74 CORRIDOR
Date: Apr 29, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,305.00
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* - Trips by all travelers named Anna Sagely.


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.