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Latest issue of the IDRA Newsletter – This month’s focus: Using Data for Action

“We must connect school outcomes – graduation and college readiness – with who and what produces those outcomes – connecting actionable knowledge to support engaged citizens, accountable leadership and enlightened public policy that leverages change.” – Dr. María “Cuca” Robledo Montecel, IDRA President and CEO

This issue of the IDRA Newsletter has stories on using data to strengthen college readiness and postsecondary success, using data to measure an effective instruction for secondary level newcomers and English learners, student data privacy and winning Coca-Cola Valued Youth Program tutor essays.

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Articles

Community and School Use of Data for College Readiness and Postsecondary Success, by Karmen Rouland, Ph.D., Susan Shaffer and Phoebe Schlanger

Data to Measure an Effective Instructional Context for Secondary Level Newcomers and English Learners, by Kristin Grayson, Ph.D.

Student Data Tracking – Taking a Closer Look at Privacy, by Mark Barnett

Six Young Tutors Win 2017 National Essay Contest Awards – IDRA Coca-Cola Valued Youth Program Tutors Share Stories of the Program’s Impact on Their Lives

Extras

Download the one-page tool: Asking Questions of Student Data (pdf)

Good Schools and Classrooms for Children Learning English ~ A Guide 

Booklet with all the winning essays from 2017 (pdf).

Jun 27, 2017

Jun 2017

• by Mark Barnett • IDRA Newsletter • June-July 2017 • According to the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), one-third of … read more

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Jun 27, 2017

Jun 2017

IDRA Coca-Cola Valued Youth Program Tutors Share Stories of the Program’s Impact on Their Lives • by IDRA • IDRA … read more

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Jun 27, 2017

Jun 2017

• by Kristin Grayson, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • June-July 2017 • Teachers and administrators may feel overwhelmed by the … read more

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Jun 27, 2017

Jun 2017

• by Karmen Rouland, Ph.D., Susan Shaffer and Phoebe Schlanger • IDRA Newsletter • June-July 2017 • Editor’s Note: The … read more

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May 25, 2017

May 2017

by Christie L. Goodman, APR, IDRA Newsletter, May 2017 We often hear that strong parent involvement makes schools better. But … read more

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May 25, 2017

May 2017

By David Hinojosa, J.D., IDRA Newsletter, May 2017 As the use of social media and cell phones continues to expand … read more

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May 25, 2017

May 2017

by Aurelio M. Montemayor, M.Ed., IDRA Newsletter, May 2017 With a new grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, IDRA is … read more

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Apr 30, 2017

Apr 2017

In recognition of University of Houston-Downtown President Emeritus Max Castillo’s service on the IDRA board of directors and to higher … read more

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Apr 30, 2017

Apr 2017

by Desiree Carver-Thomas and Kristin Grayson, Ph.D., IDRA Newsletter, April 2017 Schools nationwide are struggling to hire a teacher workforce … read more

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Apr 30, 2017

Apr 2017

by Pamela Higgins Harris, Susan Shaffer & Phoebe Schlanger, IDRA Newsletter, April 2017 Editor’s Note: The IDRA EAC-South provides technical … read more

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