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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*

Judith Brewer


Total cost of 5 trips: $11,049.82


Trips traveled under the office of John Mchugh

Destination: VARIOUS AGRICULTURAL OPERATIONS IN MAINE & NH
Sponsor: COBANK/NE FARM CREDIT ASSOCIATIONS
Purpose: 2000 CONGRESSIONAL STAFF AGRICULTURAL FIELD SEMINAR
Date: Aug 14, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $1,117.00
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Destination: GERMANY, BELGIUM, PARIS
Sponsor: Bundesverband Deutscher Postdienstleister eV
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING TOUR-POSTAL AND REGULATORY ISSUES
Date: Nov 26, 2000 (5 days)
Expense: $6,720.00
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Destination: ADIRONDACK MEDICAL CENTER/ALBANY MEDICAL CENTER
Sponsor: Healthcare Association of New York State
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL HEALTH CARE BRIEFING TOUR
Date: Aug 14, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $665.23
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Destination: PHOENIX
Sponsor: Healthcare Leadership Council
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL - HIGHLIGHTING HEALTH CARE ISSUES IN CONJUNCTION WITH VARIETY OF HEALTH CARE SECTORS
Date: Feb 17, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,891.59
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Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: Columbia University
Purpose: PROJECT MEDICAL EDUCATION - EDUCATING CONGRESS ABOUT THE PROCESS OF MEDICAL EDUCATION, ITS BENEFITS, ITS FINDING MECHANISM AND THE ROLE OF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT
Date: Mar 28, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $656.00
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* - Trips by all travelers named Judith Brewer.


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

    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?

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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.