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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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  • 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*

Brandon Steinmann


Total cost of 7 trips: $10,126.81


Trips traveled under the office of Tom Feeney

Destination: TRIP TO JACKSONVILLE, ORLANDO, AND KEYWEST FLORIDA POWER FACILITIES
Sponsor: FLORIDA MUNICIPAL ELECTRIC ASSOCIATION AND FLORIDA MUNICIPAL POWER AGENCY
Purpose: TO LEARN ABOUT PUBLIC POWER IN GENERAL AND SPECIFICALLY ABOUT FLORIDA'S COMMUNITY-OWNED ELECTRIC UTILITIES
Date: Feb 18, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $2,885.27
source

Destination: PANEL PRESENTATIONS AND DISCUSSIONS THROUGHOUT FRIDAY P.M. AND SATURDAY
Sponsor: ALCATEL, ASSOCIATION FOR COMPETITIVE TECHNOLOGY, AT&T, AT&T WIRELESS, INFINCOM, LEVEL 3 COMMUNICATIONS, SPRINT, AND UNIVERSAL STUDIOS
Purpose: TO RECEIVE PRESENTATIONS ON VARIOUS ISSUES AFFECTING THE INTERACT AND THE WORLD OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS
Date: Mar 7, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $715.10
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: TO GET A CLOSE-UP VIEW OF THE CABLE INDUSTRY; DISCUSS THE CURRENT CONGRESSIONAL LEGISLATION THAT EFFECTS THEIR INDUSTRY, DISCUSSION OF CURRENT FEDERAL REGULATIONS AND THE FUTURE AFFAIR ACCESS TO CONSUMERS IN THE CABLE VERSUS SATELLITE ARENA
Date: Apr 3, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,691.14
source

Destination: SAN JOSE-SAN FRANCISCO
Sponsor: APPLIED MATERIALS, AGILENT TECHNOLOGIES, HEWLETT-PACKARD, INTEL, SBC, AND SOLECTRON CORP
Purpose: THIS 3 DAY FORUM ALLOWED STAFF TO SEE FIRST-HAND THE INNER WORKINGS OF HIGH-TECH MANUFACTURING. A SERIES OF COMPANY VISITS AND OTHER ACTIVITIES HELPED ILLUSTRATE THE IMPACT OF THE HIGH-TECH COMMUNITY ON THE AMERICAN ECONOMY AND WORKFORCE AND SERVE AS A BA
Date: May 28, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $905.90
source


Trips traveled under the office of Ric Keller

Destination: REVIEW OF RIDE SAFETY AND ACCESSABILITY AT UNIVERSAL & WALT DISNEY WORLD ORLANDO, FLORIDA
Sponsor: International Association of Amusement Parks & Attractions
Purpose: REVIEW OF RIDE SAFETY AND ACCESSABILITY AT MAJOR AMUSEMENT PARKS
Date: May 31, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,118.48
source

Destination:
Sponsor: News Corporation Ltd
Purpose: INFORMATIONAL TRIP ANALYZING INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY/COPYRIGHT ISSUES
Date: May 29, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $2,258.00
source


Trips traveled under the office of Anne Northup

Destination: LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY / LEXINGTON, KENTUCKY
Sponsor: Council for Burley Tobacco and affiliates
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL/INDUSTRY RELATED
Date: Aug 7, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $552.92
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Brandon Steinmann.


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.