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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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Trips by*

Darin Schroeder


Total cost of 5 trips: $9,952.40


Trips traveled under the office of Ron Kind

Destination: WASHINGTON, D.C. TO DENVER, CO TO GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO TO PARACHUTE, CO TO MOAG, UT TO PRICE, UT TO HUNTINGTON, UT TO SALT LAKE CITY, UT
Sponsor: INTERSTATE OIL AND GAS COMPACT COMMISSION (IOGCC), UTAH DNR, COLORADO OIL AND GAS CONSERVATION COMMISSION
Purpose: FACT FINDING TOUR OF INCREASING DOMESTIC PRODUCTION OF OIL AND NATURAL GAS CAN BE ACCOMPLISHED WITHOUT COMPROMISING ENV. VALUES
Date: Jun 30, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,060.00
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, D.C. TO SALT LAKE CITY, UT
Sponsor: Domestic Petroleum Council
Purpose: FACT-FINDING TOUR OF OIL AND GAS PRODUCTION METHODS
Date: Aug 18, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,273.21
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, D.C TO PALM SPRINGS
Sponsor: THE WILDERNESS SOCIETY, US PIRG, SIERRA CLUB, NATIONAL WILDLIFE FEDERATION
Purpose: FACT FINDING TOUR TO SANTA ROSA AND SAN JACINTO MANASSAS NATIONAL MONUMENT
Date: Jan 7, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $715.00
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC TO LAS VEGAS, NV TO YUCCA MOUNTAIN NV LAS VEGAS, AV
Sponsor: Nuclear Energy Institute
Purpose: FACT-FINDING TOUR OF DOE'S YUCCA MOUNTAIN FACILITY
Date: May 1, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,549.19
source

Destination: LOS ANGELES, CA TO TAIPEI, ROC TO KAOHSIUNG, ROC TO TAIPEI, ROC TO HONG KONG, PROC TO TAIPEI, ROC TO LOS ANGELES, CA
Sponsor: Chinese International Economic Cooperation Association
Purpose: FACT-FINDING AND EDUCATIONAL VISIT
Date: May 28, 2005 (10 days)
Expense: $5,355.00
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* - Trips by all travelers named Darin Schroeder.


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.