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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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  • 06.11.15

    What can Japan teach us about teaching?

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    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*

Jennifer Ubelhart


Total cost of 8 trips: $10,645.90


Trips traveled under the office of Vito Fossella

Destination: TAIWAN, REPUBLIC OF CHINA
Sponsor: Chinese National Association of Industry and Commerce
Purpose: FACT-FINDING AND EDUCATIONAL
Date: Aug 7, 2000 (7 days)
Expense: $3,900.00
source

Destination: ROCHESTER, NY UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER MEDICAL CENTER
Sponsor: University of Rochester
Purpose: FACT FINDING-GRADUATE MEDICAL EDUCATION
Date: Aug 28, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $959.57
source

Destination: SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Sponsor: California Healthcare Institute
Purpose: FACT FINDING - HEALTH CARE ISSUES
Date: Feb 20, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,295.00
source

Destination: MIAMI, FL
Sponsor: Mortgage Insurance Companies of America
Purpose: FACT-FINDING; HOUSING ISSUES
Date: Apr 9, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,298.62
source

Destination: NASDAQ STOCK MARKET, NEW YORK CITY & CT
Sponsor: NASDAQ
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jan 17, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $865.11
source

Destination: UBS/PAINE WEBBER NEW YORK CITY & CT
Sponsor: UBS AG Inc
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Feb 20, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $797.85
source

Destination: CHICAGO
Sponsor: Options Clearing Corporation
Purpose: EDUCATION OF OPTIONS TRADES
Date: May 30, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $792.75
source

Destination: BOSTON (HARVARD MEDICAL SCHOOL)
Sponsor: Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
Purpose: FACT FINDING ON ISLET CELL TRANSPLANTATION
Date: Jul 1, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $737.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Jennifer Ubelhart.


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.