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Latest issue of the IDRA Newsletter – This month’s focus: Institutional Grit

“Regrettably, some researchers and school administrators around the country are thinking only about assessing students’ grit and resilience. They are already assuming that students are lacking, rather than exploring how schools must change.” – Dr. María “Cuca” Robledo Montecel, IDRA President and CEO

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Articles

The Link between Institutional Grit and Non-cognitive Skills, by Hector Bojorquez

Institutionalized Discrimination… Does it Exist in Your School?, by David Hinojosa, J.D.

In-grade Retention National Trends and Civil Rights Concerns, by Paula N. Johnson, M.A.

Texas Graduation Requirements and Opportunities – IDRA’s New Parent Involvement Tool for School Districts, by Aurelio M. Montemayor, M.Ed.

Resources from the 20th Annual IDRA La Semana del Niño Parent Institute™

Extras

Texas Graduation Requirements and Opportunities – Training Kit

Dec 07, 2017

Dec 2017

• by Nilka Avilés, Ed.D., Joanelda De León, Ed.D., and Jesse Jay McNeil, Ed.D. • IDRA Newsletter • November-December 2017 … read more

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Dec 07, 2017

Dec 2017

• by Nilka Avilés, Ed.D., Gerald Sharp, M.A., & Kristin Grayson, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • November-December 2017 • We … read more

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Dec 07, 2017

Dec 2017

• by Kristin Grayson, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • November-December 2017 • As the numbers of English learners continue to … read more

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Dec 07, 2017

Dec 2017

• IDRA Newsletter • November-December 2017 • IDRA’s School TurnAround and Reenergizing for Success (STAARS) Leaders project is a unique … read more

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Dec 07, 2017

Dec 2017

• IDRA Newsletter • November-December 2017 • In recognition of Dr. Ricardo R. Fernández’s service on the IDRA board of … read more

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Oct 24, 2017

Oct 2017

• by Paula Johnson, M.A. • IDRA Newsletter • October 2017 • October is National Dropout Prevention Month. Two out … read more

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Oct 24, 2017

Oct 2017

• by Roy L. Johnson, M.S. • IDRA Newsletter • October 2017 • Over the past five years, the overall … read more

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Oct 24, 2017

Oct 2017

• by Susan Shaffer and Phyllis Lerner • IDRA Newsletter • October 2017 • Editor’s Note: The IDRA EAC-South provides technical … read more

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Oct 24, 2017

Oct 2017

• IDRA Newsletter • October 2017 • IDRA joined former state Sen. Gonzalo Barrientos Jr. and many others recently at … read more

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Sep 21, 2017

Sep 2017

• by David G. Hinojosa, J.D. • IDRA Newsletter • September 2017 • For several decades, debates have dominated statehouses … read more

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