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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?

    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*

Christy Seyfert


Total cost of 6 trips: $8,684.00


Trips traveled under the office of Max Burns

Destination: NASHVILLE, TN
Sponsor: Rural Community Insurance Services
Purpose: TO ATTEND AND PARTICIPATE IN THE RCIS ANNUAL CROP INSURANCE CONFERENCE
Date: Oct 3, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,100.00
source

Destination: TAIWAN, REPUBLIC OF CHINA
Sponsor: Chinese International Economic Cooperation Association
Purpose: FACT FINDING AND EDUCATIONAL VISIT
Date: Jan 6, 2004 (8 days)
Expense: $4,320.00
source


Trips traveled under the office of Larry Combest

Destination: INDIAN WELLS, CALIFORNIA
Sponsor: American Association of Crop Insurers
Purpose: TO SPEAK AT THEIR ANNUAL MEETING
Date: Feb 2, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,150.00
source


Trips traveled under the office of Bob Goodlatte

Destination: ALBUQUERQUE, NM-SANTA FE, NM-ALBUQUERQUE, NM
Sponsor: NATIONAL COTTON COUNCIL/AMERICAN COTTON PRODUCERS
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN AMERICAN COTTON PRODUCERS MEETING
Date: Aug 5, 2004 (4 days)
Expense: $995.00
source

Destination: NASHVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA
Sponsor: Universal Leaf Tobacco Co
Purpose: TO TOUR UNIVERSAL'S LEAF PROCESSING FACILITY AND ONE OF THE TOBACCO FARMS IN THE AREA
Date: Aug 27, 2004
Expense: $439.00
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS, LA
Sponsor: US Canola Association
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN THE ASSOCIATION'S BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING
Date: Nov 10, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $680.00
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* - Trips by all travelers named Christy Seyfert.


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.