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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*

Jon Traub


Total cost of 8 trips: $13,803.90


Trips traveled under the office of Jim Mccrery

Destination: SUN VALLEY, IDAHO
Sponsor: Invest to Compete Alliance
Purpose: SEMINARS & MEETINGS ON TAX & HEALTH CARE ISSUES
Date: Feb 25, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $1,552.00
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS, LA
Sponsor: Entergy Corporation
Purpose: BRIEFINGS & VISITS RELATED TO NUCLEAR POWER & UTILITY DEREGULATION
Date: May 5, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $928.96
source

Destination: SAN FRANCISCO, RENO, LAS VEGAS
Sponsor: International Game Technology
Purpose: TAX AND OTHER ISSUES AFFECTING THE GAMING INDUSTRY
Date: Nov 9, 2000 (4 days)
Expense: $4,437.00
source

Destination: PUERTO RICO
Sponsor: Federation of American Hospitals
Purpose: TO LEARN HOW THE ISLAND'S HOSPITALS ARE AFFECTED BY MEDICARE PAYMENT POLICIES
Date: May 30, 2001 (4 days)
Expense: $1,362.00
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS
Sponsor: El Paso Corporation
Purpose: TO UNDERSTAND OFF-SHORE OIL DRILLING AND EXPLORATION THE ECONOMICS OF THESE VENTURES & THE ROLE OF THE TAX CODE
Date: Oct 19, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,825.66
source

Destination: DC - SUN VALLEY, IDAHO
Sponsor: Invest to Compete Alliance
Purpose: BROAD RANGING DISCUSSIONS ON PUBLIC POLICY ISSUES FACING THE CONGRESS
Date: Feb 21, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,105.00
source

Destination:
Sponsor: Catholic Health Association and affiliates
Purpose: BIPARTISAN STAFF RETREAT TO DISCUSS HEALTH ISSUES IN CONGRESS
Date: Jan 9, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $214.00
source

Destination: DC-AVENTURA FLORIDA
Sponsor: Securities Industry Association
Purpose: LARGE AND SMALL GROUP DISCUSSIONS ON TAX AND OTHER ISSUES
Date: Apr 11, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $2,379.28
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Jon Traub.


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.