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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*

Ronald Whitaker


Total cost of 7 trips: $16,902.13


Trips traveled under the office of Ander Crenshaw

Destination: PEOPLES REPUBLIC OF CHINA AND HONG KONG
Sponsor: US-Asia Institute
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Aug 4, 2001 (15 days)
Expense: $9,000.00
source

Destination: JACKSONVILLE, ORLANDO, KEYWEST, FLORIDA
Sponsor: FLORIDA MUNICIPAL ELECTRIC ASSOCIATION FLORIDA MUNICIPAL POWER AGENCY
Purpose: TO LEARN ABOUT PUBLIC POWER AND
Date: Feb 18, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $2,708.59
source

Destination: DENVER, CO-MOAB,UT-SALT LAKE CITY, UT
Sponsor: Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL TRIP TO SEE FIRSTHAND OIL AND GAS OPERATIONS IN PUBLIC ANDPRIVATE LANDS OF THE WESTERN UNITED STATES.
Date: Jun 30, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,121.05
source


Trips traveled under the office of Dan Miller

Destination: NEW ORLEANS
Sponsor: no sponsor listed on form
Purpose:
Date: Oct 26, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $1,323.00
source

Destination: ORLANDO, FLORIDA
Sponsor: American Farm Bureau Federation and affiliates
Purpose: AGRICULTURE CONFERENCE
Date: Nov 29, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $431.49
source

Destination: ORLANDO FLORIDA
Sponsor: International Dairy Foods Association
Purpose: SIT ON PANEL
Date: Feb 12, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,133.00
source

Destination: MIAMI HOMESTEAD, CLEWISTON, FLORIDA
Sponsor: American Farm Bureau Federation and affiliates
Purpose: AGRICULTURE EDUCATION
Date: Feb 17, 2001 (4 days)
Expense: $1,185.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Ronald Whitaker.


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.