November- December 2003 IDRA Newsletter – Public Engagement
Fulfilling the Promise of Brown vs. Board of Education, by María “Cuca” Robledo Montecel, Ph.D.
Circles of Engagement: A Different Take on Parent Involvement, by Pam McCollum, Ph.D.
Community and Public Engagement in Education: Opportunity and Challenge, by Rosana G. Rodríguez, Ph.D., and Abelardo Villarreal, Ph.D.
October 2003 IDRA Newsletter – School Holding Power
Schools Continue to Lose Students: Texas Public School Attrition Study, 2002-03, by Roy L. Johnson, M.S.
IDRA Coca-Cola Valued Youth Program – Model Dropout Prevention Program, by María “Cuca” Robledo Montecel, Ph.D.
A Voice for Leadership, Advocacy and Equity for Girls and Boys in Public Schools, by Frances M. Guzmán, M.Ed.
September 2003 IDRA Newsletter – Public Policy
Legislative Session Falls Short in Texas, by María “Cuca” Robledo Montecel, Ph.D., and Albert Cortez, Ph.D.
Writing on Purpose: A Fourth Grade Volcano of Words, by Juanita C. García, M.A.
August 2003 IDRA Newsletter – Changing Demographics
IDRA Marks 30th Anniversary, by María “Cuca” Robledo Montecel, Ph.D.
Learning Through Teaching: New Patterns for Teachers of English Language Learners, by Jack Dieckmann, M.A.
Access At Risk: The Michigan Case, by Rosana G. Rodríguez, Ph.D., and Albert Cortez, Ph.D.
June- July 2003 IDRA Newsletter – Access and Success, Pre-K-16
Community-Based Education Reform – Increasing the Educational Level of Communities as an Integral Part of School Reform, by Rosana G. Rodríguez, Ph.D., and Abelardo Villarreal, Ph.D.
Texas Needs Diplomas, Not Delusions, by María “Cuca” Robledo Montecel, Ph.D.
May 2003 IDRA Newsletter – Leadership and Accountability
Learning Angles with English Language Learners: The Discipline of Noticing, by Jack Dieckmann, M.A.
Promoting Student Leadership on Campus: Creating a Culture of Engagement, by Rosana G. Rodríguez, Ph.D., and Abelardo Villarreal, Ph.D.
Texas’ Third Grade TAKS Assessment: Is ‘Better Than Expected’ Good Enough?, by Albert Cortez, Ph.D.
Girls Work for Gender Equity Through Technology, by María Aurora Yáñez, M.A.
Recommendations from AAUW’s Educational Foundation Commission on Technology, Gender and Teacher Education
The Power of Partnerships: How Alianza is Reshaping Bilingual Teacher Preparation, by Rosana G. Rodríguez, Ph.D.
April 2003 IDRA Newsletter – Teaching Quality
Quality Teaching: A School Reform Dilemma, by Abelardo Villarreal, Ph.D.
Prepared Teachers Needed: Permits and Alternative Certification Make Matters Worse, by Albert Cortez, Ph.D.
Expanding Children’s Access to Science, by Bradley Scott, Ph.D.
March 2003 IDRA Newsletter
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Learning Angles with English Language Learners, by Jack Dieckmann, M.A.
Public Education Reform Priorities in Texas: IDRA Perspectives, by María “Cuca” Robledo Montecel, Ph.D., and Albert Cortez, Ph.D.
Some Have Been Singing, by Bradley Scott, Ph.D.
February 2003 IDRA Newsletter – Ready and Early Literacy
Literature in Early Childhood, by José L. Rodríguez
Reading Right, Reading Well, by Bradley Scott, Ph.D.
The Home as a Significant Source for Developing Language and Study Skills: Fifteen Tips for Families, by Abelardo Villarreal, Ph.D., and Rosana G. Rodríguez, Ph.D.
January 2003 IDRA Newsletter – Bilingual Education
The Emerging Majority: The Growth of the Latino Population and Latino Student Enrollments, by Albert Cortez, Ph.D.
Successful Bilingual Education Programs, by María Robledo Montecel, Ph.D. and Josie Danini Cortez, M.A.
Are You Ready for Title III? Professional Development from the Intercultural Development Research Association, by Laura Chris Green, Ph.D.