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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.

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    Learning from Video Games

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Trips by*

Josh Brown


Total cost of 16 trips: $22,435.90


Trips traveled under the office of Darrell Issa

Destination: NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE
Sponsor: Recording Industry Association of America
Purpose: COPYWRIGHT EDUCATION
Date: Jun 15, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $620.00
source

Destination:
Sponsor: Consumer Electronics Association
Purpose: ATTEND CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW
Date: Jan 5, 2002 (5 days)
Expense: $2,021.58
source

Destination: TAIWAN, ROC
Sponsor: Chinese International Economic Cooperation Association
Purpose: FACT FINDING & EDUCATIONAL VISIT
Date: Mar 30, 2002 (7 days)
Expense: $4,480.00
source

Destination: NASHVILLE, TN
Sponsor: Recording Industry Association of America
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Jun 13, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,271.00
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NEVADA
Sponsor: Consumer Electronics Association
Purpose: FACT FINDING TRIP
Date: Jan 8, 2003 (4 days)
Expense: $2,405.84
source

Destination: NEMACOLIN, PENNSYLVANIA
Sponsor: Dutko Group Inc
Purpose: TECH POLICY ANNUAL LEGISLATIVE SUMMIT
Date: Mar 7, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $727.10
source

Destination: WILLIAMSBURG, VIRGINIA - KINGS MILL
Sponsor: Telecommunications Industry Association
Purpose: FACT FIND MISSION
Date: Apr 11, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $539.00
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO - HOTDCHEL CORONADO
Sponsor: SBC Communications Inc
Purpose: FACT FINDING MISSION
Date: Apr 22, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,266.00
source

Destination: ANNAPOLIS, MARYLAND
Sponsor: Verizon Communications Inc
Purpose: FACT FINDING MISSION
Date: May 28, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $500.00
source

Destination: CHICAGO
Sponsor: Orbitz Inc
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Aug 28, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $539.06
source

Destination: LAS
Sponsor: Consumer Electronics Association
Purpose: FACT FINDING MISSION AND ATTEND THE CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW
Date: Jan 7, 2004 (4 days)
Expense: $2,160.94
source

Destination: FARMINGTON, PA
Sponsor: Dutko Group Inc
Purpose: TECH POLICY 2004
Date: Mar 5, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $792.15
source

Destination: PHILADELPHIA, PA
Sponsor: Comcast Corporation
Purpose: FACT FINDING MISSION
Date: Mar 12, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $933.39
source

Destination: CAMBRIDGE, MD
Sponsor: Telecommunications Industry Association
Purpose: POLICY CONFERENCE
Date: Mar 26, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $446.00
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Sponsor: United States Telecom Association and state affiliates
Purpose: TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE
Date: Apr 13, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,714.00
source

Destination: LAS
Sponsor: Consumer Electronics Association
Purpose: ATTEND TRADE SHOW/POLICY CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 5, 2005 (4 days)
Expense: $2,019.84
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Josh Brown.


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.