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Articles about the Quality School Action Framework

Articles about the Quality School Action Framework

“Family and Community-Led Education Reform”
By Josie Danini Cortez, M.A.
IDRA Newsletter (San Antonio, Texas: Intercultural Development Research Association, August 2013)

“Our Schools ~ The Power of Data and Grassroots Organizing”
By Laurie Posner, M.P.A.
IDRA Newsletter (San Antonio, Texas: Intercultural Development Research Association, June-July 2013)

“Teaching Quality – What We Know and What We Still Need”
Dr. Albert Cortez
IDRA Newsletter (San Antonio, Texas: Intercultural Development Research Association, May 2013)

“Net Capital – Technology Tools that Support Community Leadership”
By Laurie Posner, M.P.A.
IDRA Newsletter (San Antonio, Texas: Intercultural Development Research Association, March 2013)

“Education as Pathway Out of Poverty”
By María “Cuca” Robledo Montecel, Ph.D.
IDRA Newsletter (San Antonio, Texas: Intercultural Development Research Association, January 2013)

“Building Strong School Systems that Hold on to All Students”
By Nilka Avilés, Ed.D.
IDRA Newsletter (San Antonio, Texas: Intercultural Development Research Association, October 2012)

Student Voice – A Key Element in Effective School Governance and Accountability
By Rosana G. Rodríguez, Ph.D., & Abelardo Villarreal, Ph.D.
IDRA Newsletter (San Antonio, Texas: Intercultural Development Research Association, October 2012)

“Higher Education Success – Key System Strategies”
by María “Cuca” Robledo Montecel, Ph.D.
IDRA Newsletter (San Antonio, Texas: Intercultural Development Research Association, May 2012)

Time to Make High School Graduation the New Minimum
By María “Cuca” Robledo Montecel, Ph.D.
IDRA Newsletter (San Antonio, Texas: Intercultural Development Research Association, November-December 2011)

Strategies for Ensuring Students Make Key PreK-20 Transitions
By Josie D. Cortez, M.A.
IDRA Newsletter (San Antonio, Texas: Intercultural Development Research Association, November-December 2011)

Community Leaders Discuss How PTA Comunitarios Give Voice to Parents in their Children’s Education
By Aurelio M. Montemayor, M.Ed.
IDRA Newsletter (San Antonio, Texas: Intercultural Development Research Association, June-July 2011)

Expanding School Governance through Participatory Community Engagement
By Abelardo Villarreal , Ph.D., and Rosana G. Rodríguez, Ph.D.
IDRA Newsletter (San Antonio, Texas: Intercultural Development Research Association, March 2011)

Accountability that Doesn’t Hurt Students
By Albert Cortez, Ph.D.
IDRA Newsletter (San Antonio, Texas: Intercultural Development Research Association, November-December 2010)

Making Change – Casting Off “Yesterday’s Logic” to Transform Schooling
by Laurie Posner, MPA
IDRA Newsletter (San Antonio, Texas: Intercultural Development Research Association, September 2010)

A Quality Schools Action Framework – Framing Systems Change for Student Success
By María "Cuca" Robledo Montecel, Ph.D., IDRA Newsletter (November-December 2005)

Defining Student Success in the Context of College Readiness
By Rosana G. Rodríguez, Ph.D., IDRA Newsletter (November-December 2009)

School Holding Power – A Quality School Indicator
By Roy L. Johnson, M.S., IDRA Newsletter (October 2009)

Holding On to the Goal of Quality Education for Every Child
By María “Cuca” Robledo Montecel, Ph.D., IDRA Newsletter (September 2009)

Actionable Knowledge – Pulling Research to Work for School Community Action
By Laurie Posner, M.P.A., IDRA Newsletter (August 2009)

The Role of School Governance Efficacy in Building an Equity Context for School Reform
Quality Schools Action Framework school system fundamental: Governance Efficacy
By Bradley Scott, Ph.D., IDRA Newsletter (June-July 2009)

Fair Funding of Schools – Why and With What Results
Quality Schools Action Framework school system fundamental: Student Engagement
By Albert Cortez, Ph.D., IDRA Newsletter (May 2009)

The Lens for Viewing the Full Dimensions of Families
Quality Schools Action Framework school system indicator: Family and Community Engagement
By Aurelio M. Montemayor, M.Ed., IDRA Newsletter (April 2009)

Engaging Ourselves to Engage Our Students  
Quality Schools Action Framework school system indicator: Student Engagement
By Josie Danini Cortez, M.A., IDRA Newsletter (March 2009)

Defining Teaching Quality Beyond the Certificate
Quality Schools Action Framework school system indicator: Teaching Quality
By Kristin Grayson, M.A., IDRA Newsletter (February 2009)

Hold On – Changing Course to Raise Graduation Rates
By Laurie Posner, M.P.A., IDRA Newsletter (October 2008)

Authentic Consultation – NCLB Outreach Leadership and Dialogues for Parents, Students and Teachers
By Aurelio M. Montemayor, M.Ed., IDRA Newsletter (June-July 2008)

IDRA’s Community of Learners Approach to Instructional Quality – Three Critical Questions that are Rarely Asked in a Curriculum Audit
By Abelardo Villarreal, Ph.D., and Bradley Scott, Ph.D., IDRA Newsletter (February 2008)

Knowledge for Action – Organizing School-Community Partnerships Around Quality Data
By Laurie Posner, M.P.A., and Hector Bojorquez, IDRA Newsletter (January 2008)

Defying Conventions for Policies and Programs Intending to Strengthen School Dropout Prevention
By Abelardo Villarreal, Ph.D., and Rosana G. Rodríguez, Ph.D., IDRA Newsletter (September 2007)

IDRA’s Family Leadership Principles
By Aurelio M. Montemayor, M.Ed., IDRA Newsletter (September 2007)

School Board Accountability for School Reform that Supports Educational Equity
By Abelardo Villarreal, Ph.D., IDRA Newsletter (June-July 2007)

Framing Systems Change for Student Success
By María "Cuca" Robledo Montecel, Ph.D., IDRA Newsletter (January 2007)

Informing Change Bringing School Data Online
By Laurie Posner, MPA, IDRA Newsletter (January 2007)

Knowledge and Action – From Dropping Out to Holding On
By María "Cuca" Robledo Montecel, Ph.D., IDRA Newsletter (November-December 2006) 

Re-Invigorating Math Curricula
By Kathryn Brown, IDRA Newsletter (April 2006)

Strengthening Schools’ "Immune Systems" to Fight Mediocrity and Failure
By Abelardo Villarreal, Ph.D., IDRA Newsletter (January 2006)