Schools are responsible for preparing all students for college, regardless of race, income, gender, etc. In other words, schools must not withhold or deny students opportunities for education that prepares them for college.
This issue of the IDRA Newsletter has stories on the Texas Top Ten Percent Plan and seven ways we can ensure all qualified students gain access to our public universities, five strategies for creating college readiness for students of color and immigrant students, strategies for schools to protect Muslim students, IDRA’s alert for registering immigrant students for school, and news about the upcoming Annual IDRA La Semana del Niño Parent Institute™.
5 Strategies for Creating College Readiness for Students of Color and Immigrant Students, by DeShawn Preston, Ph.D. Candidate, & Amanda E. Assalone, Ph.D.
Relational Youth Violence – Protecting Muslim Youth in School, by Sofía Bahena, Ed.D.
by David Hinojosa, J.D. As Texas continues to graduate a more diverse group of students from its public high schools, competition … read moreRead More
by DeShawn Preston, Ph.D. Candidate, & Amanda E. Assalone, Ph.D. Editor’s Note: The IDRA EAC-South provides technical assistance and training … read moreRead More
by Sofía Bahena, Ed.D. School-age children in the United States are growing up in an environment that is increasingly hostile … read moreRead More
As schools are registering students for the next school year, this alert is a reminder that public schools, by law, … read moreRead More
by Aurelio M. Montemayor, M.Ed. Given the current challenges in public education and the critical need that our public schools … read moreRead More
by María “Cuca” Robledo Montecel, Ph.D. “Look to your left… Look to your right… Look behind you. One of you … read moreRead More
by Nilka Avilés, Ed.D. The school principal is central to providing an equitable learning experience for all students. Research identifies … read moreRead More
Kristin Grayson, Ph.D. School leaders have been increasingly facing new challenges with the rapid changing demographics of their schools. Sometimes, … read moreRead More