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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*

Matthew Strawn


Total cost of 9 trips: $13,095.63


Trips traveled under the office of Michael Rogers

Destination: HOUSTON, TEXAS -- MET WITH EMPLOYEES AND MANAGEMENT
Sponsor: El Paso Corporation
Purpose: EDUCATION ON ENERGY/COMMODITY TRADING PRACTICES
Date: Jan 14, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $1,998.42
source

Destination: MEETINGS AT CHICAGO BO OF TRADE, CBOE, CHICAGO MERC, CHICAGO STOCK EXCHANGE
Sponsor: CHICAGO BOARD OF TRADE, CHICAGO MERCANTILE, CHICAGO BOARD OPTIONS EXCHANGE AND CHICAGO STOCK EXCHANGE
Purpose: EDUCATION ON COMMODITIES/FUTURES/OPTIONS MARKETS
Date: Feb 28, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $1,252.33
source

Destination: MEETINGS AT NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE ON 3-22-02
Sponsor: New York Stock Exchange
Purpose: EDUCATION ABOUT STOCK EXCHANGE PRACTICES; REGULATORY COMPLIANCE; AND MARKET DATA ISSUES
Date: Mar 21, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $888.27
source

Destination: BUSINESS & ECONOMIC SUMMITT; ROUNDTABLE ON FINANCIAL SERVICES ISSUES IN 108TH CONGRESS
Sponsor: Fannie Mae
Purpose: EDUCATION ON FINANCIAL SERVICES & GENERAL BUSINESS ISSUES FOCUS, 108TH CONG.
Date: Feb 20, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $2,365.06
source

Destination: HOT SPRINGS, VIRGINIA
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: CHIEF OF STAFF RETREAT, WHICH INCLUDED EDUCATIONAL PANELS ON OFFICE MANAGEMENT AND LEGISLATIVE ISSUES UPDATES
Date: Oct 23, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,454.00
source

Destination: BERLIN-HEIDELBERG-STUGGART, GERMANY
Sponsor: United States Association of Former Members of Congress
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL EXCHANGE ON ISSUES OF INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS, WAR ON TERRORISM, GLOBAL ECONOMICS AND DOMESTIC POLICIES IN EU
Date: Apr 2, 2004 (6 days)
Expense: $2,855.99
source

Destination: PHILADELPHIA
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: BIPARTISAN CHIEF OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Feb 4, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $563.00
source

Destination: WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, WV
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: BICAMERAL CHIEFS OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Mar 3, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,006.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Sponsor: Vivendi Universal
Purpose: STAFFED CONG. ROGERS DURING HIS SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT WITH EMPLOYEES OF UMG
Date: Apr 14, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $712.56
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Matthew Strawn.


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.