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Classnotes is IDRA’s free award-winning podcast series for teachers and administrators that explores issues facing U.S. education today and strategies to better serve every student. See an index of shows by topic. Listen from your computer or from an MP3 player, like your phone or iPod. Subscribe for free through iTunes. Or get updates through our newsfeed (RSS). And if you like our show, please leave a short review for us in iTunes!

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Episode 168: Principal Gregory Rivers

A Principal on Leadership for a Turnaround School – Part 1

(December 2, 2016) The school principal lays the critical foundation for an effective school. Not surprisingly, research shows that there … read more

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Episode 167

Intergenerational Family Leadership for Schools

Intergenerational Family Leadership for Schools Episode 167: Aurelio M. Montemayor, M.Ed. (October 24, 2016) Across the country, educators look for … read more

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Episode 166

School Boards that Lead for Equity

(September 19, 2016) In order for educational equity to take hold in a school, it is critical that it be … read more

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Episode 166: Dr. Larry Leverett

Classnotes Podcast: School Boards that Lead for Equity

In order for educational equity to take hold in a school, it is critical that it be in an environment … read more

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Classnotes Podcast Episode 164

How Principals Can Support their Teachers

(June 6, 2016) We have high expectations for our teachers. IDRA’s Quality Schools Action Framework points to teaching quality as … read more

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English Learners and the New ESSA Law

Episode 163: Kristin Grayson, Ph.D. Sign up for Classnotes e-mail alerts   (May 10, 2016) Just a few months ago, the … read more

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Episode 161

TEDx Speaker on Maker Education

Episode 161: Mark Barnett Sign up for Classnotes e-mail alerts Mark Barnett, IDRA’s new chief IT strategist, was a presenter … read more

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Texas Higher Ed Commissioner on College Access

Episode 161: Dr. Raymund A. Paredes Sign up for Classnotes e-mail alerts IDRA recently brought together researchers, K-12 educators, policymakers, … read more

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3 ELL Scaffolding Strategies

Episode 160: Paula Johnson, M.A. Sign up for Classnotes e-mail alerts (February 16, 2014) Each content area in middle school … read more

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How the Fisher Case Relates to Equity in Public Schooling

Episode 159: David Hinojosa, J.D. Sign up for Classnotes e-mail alerts   (December 17, 2015) The U.S. Supreme Court has … read more

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