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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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  • 06.17.15

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  • 06.11.15

    What can Japan teach us about teaching?

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    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.

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Trips by*

R Kevin Cain


Total cost of 6 trips: $5,081.73


Trips traveled under the office of Max Burns

Destination: TOUR OF GULFSTREAM FACILITY
Sponsor: General Dynamics Corporation
Purpose: LEARN ABOUT PRODUCTION OF AIRCRAFT, IMPACT ON LOCAL ECONOMY TOUR OF MANUFACTURING PLAINT IN SAVANNAH
Date: Apr 23, 2003
Expense: $1,000.00
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Destination: NETJETS FACILITY, COLUMBUS, OH
Sponsor: Netjets
Purpose: EDUCATION ABOUT TRANSPORTATION EFFICIENCY AND GOVERNMENT MANAGEMENT ISSUES FOR NETJETS OPERATIONS HEADQUARTERS
Date: Jan 9, 2004
Expense: $986.50
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Trips traveled under the office of Johnny Isakson

Destination: BUSINESS AND LEGISLATIVE ISSUES
Sponsor: MCI (formerly WorldCom Inc)
Purpose: SEMINAR ON TELECOM ISSUES
Date: Apr 17, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $935.00
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Destination: ENVIRONMENTAL & AGRICULTURAL TOUR
Sponsor: University of Georgia
Purpose: EDUCATION ON URBAN AGRICULTURE ISSUES
Date: Aug 16, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $502.57
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Destination: BOSTON, MA
Sponsor: EMC Corporation
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Jul 2, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $722.66
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Destination: LUNCH WITH ACTVARIES, PRESENTATIONS ON INSURANCE COVERAGE, BRIEFING BY N.Y INSVANA OFFICE
Sponsor: American Academy of Actuaries
Purpose: DISCUSSION OF FEDERAL CHARTER PROPOSALS AND TERRORISM INSURANCE COVERAGE
Date: May 3, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $935.00
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* - Trips by all travelers named R Kevin Cain.


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.