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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.

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Trips by*

Adam Tsao


Total cost of 11 trips: $24,126.18


Trips traveled under the office of Bud Shuster

Destination: AMELIA ISLAND FL
Sponsor: Airports Council International
Purpose: PARTICIPATE - WINTER MEETINGS
Date: Jan 29, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $737.00
source

Destination: KAUAI, HAWAII
Sponsor: American Association of Airport Executives
Purpose: PARTICIPATE ON AAAE ANNUAL CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 19, 2000 (6 days)
Expense: $2,585.00
source

Destination: PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC
Sponsor: American Association of Airport Executives
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN A CONFERENCE ON THE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF INTERNATIONAL AVIATION
Date: Sep 8, 2000 (5 days)
Expense: $1,940.00
source


Trips traveled under the office of Don Young

Destination: MONTREAL, CANADA
Sponsor: Congressional Economic Leadership Institute
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN 4TH ANNUAL CONGRESSIONAL ECONOMIC LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE, AVIATION ISSUES
Date: Jul 6, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,409.00
source

Destination: KONA, HI
Sponsor: American Association of Airport Executives
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN ANNUAL AVIATION CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 4, 2002 (9 days)
Expense: $3,057.74
source

Destination: MIAMI, FLORIDA
Sponsor: Aviation Safety Alliance
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN AVIATION SAFETY AND SECURITY SEMINAR
Date: Feb 15, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $922.00
source

Destination: TOULOUSE, FRANCE; BRUSSELS, BELGIUM; PARIS, FRANCE.
Sponsor: Chamber of Commerce for the USA
Purpose: AVIATION AND TRADE-RELATED FACT-FINDING TRIP.
Date: Apr 1, 2002 (6 days)
Expense: $5,379.00
source

Destination: TAMPA, FL
Sponsor: Air Transport Association of America
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN WINTER CMTE MEETINGS
Date: Jan 12, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $650.00
source

Destination: LIHUA, HI
Sponsor: American Association of Airport Executives
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN ANNUAL AAAE AVIATION ISSUES CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 9, 2004 (7 days)
Expense: $2,878.94
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV
Sponsor: National Business Aviation Association Inc
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN ANNUAL NRAA CONVENTION & TRADE SHOW - SPEAKER
Date: Oct 9, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,650.70
source

Destination: KONA, HI
Sponsor: American Association of Airport Executives
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN ANNUAL AVIATION ISSUES CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 8, 2005 (6 days)
Expense: $2,916.80
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Adam Tsao.


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.