November- December 2009 IDRA Newsletter – Student Success
Defining Student Success in the Context of College Readiness – Implications for the Future, by Rosana G. Rodríguez, Ph.D.
Mentoring New Teachers for First-Day, First-Year Success, by Adela Solís, Ph.D.
October 2009 IDRA Newsletter – School Holding Power
School Holding Power – A Quality School Indicator, by Roy L. Johnson, M.S.
Texas Dropout Counts Using the National Center for Education Methods Decline from 2006-07 to 2007-08, by Roy L. Johnson, M.S.
Student Voices: What Tutoring Means to Me, by Mary A. Vidaurri
School Attrition Rates and Title I School Accountability to Families – Necessary Information, by Aurelio M. Montemayor, M.Ed.
September 2009 IDRA Newsletter – Change Strategies
Holding On to the Goal of Quality Education for Every Child, by María “Cuca” Robledo Montecel, Ph.D.
August 2009 IDRA Newsletter – Actionable Knowledge
Actionable Knowledge – Putting Research to Work for School Community Action, by Laurie Posner, M.P.A.
Student Voices: The Change of a Lifetime, by Jamilleth Hernandez
June- July 2009 IDRA Newsletter – Governance Efficacy
The Role of School Governance Efficacy in Building an Equity Context for School Reform, by Bradley Scott, Ph.D.
Creating a Campus Culture of Teacher High Expectations and Support, by Rogelio López del Bosque, Ed.D.
May 2009 IDRA Newsletter – Fair Funding
Fair Funding of Schools – Why and With What Results, by Albert Cortez, Ph.D.
Student Voices: Since I became a tutor…, by Gabriella Marie Guajardo
Strategic Planning for the Effective Use of ARRA Funds – Building a Blueprint for Success, by Abelardo Villarreal, Ph.D.
Teaching Must be Culturally Relevant to be Quality, by Bradley Scott, Ph.D.
April 2009 IDRA Newsletter – Parent and Community Engagement
The Lens for Viewing the Full Dimensions of Families, by Aurelio M. Montemayor, M.Ed.
What Parent and Community Engagement Means for Quality Schools, by Rosana G. Rodríguez, Ph.D.
TECNO Community Involvement Process – Technology Community Centers for Minority College-Based Students, by Leticia Rodríguez, Ed.M.
March 2009 IDRA Newsletter – Student Engagement
Engaging Ourselves to Engage Our Students, by Josie Danini Cortez
The Family Friendly Principal, by Aurelio M. Montemayor, M.Ed.
Remembering Women’s History Month, by Bradley Scott, Ph.D.
February 2009 IDRA Newsletter – Teaching Quality
Defining Teaching Quality Beyond the Certificate, by Kristin Grayson
Federal Judge Rules That Texas’ Services for its LEP Students Are Inadequate, by Albert Cortez, Ph.D.
Putting our ChIPS on the Table for Children in Public Schools, by Aurelio M. Montemayor, M.Ed.
January 2009 IDRA Newsletter – Curriculum Quality and Access
“Imagine a future in which the color of a child’s skin, the language a child speaks and the side of town a child comes from are no longer considered barriers to a great education and a great life.” – Dr. María “Cuca” Robledo Montecel, IDRA President and CEO
Ten Principles for an Effective Education Plan for English Language Learners at the Secondary Level – Part I, by Abelardo Villarreal, Ph.D.
Hickory, Dickory, Dock…Critical Thinking and an Old Clock – Cultivating Thought with a Timeless Children’s Story, by Juanita C. García, Ph.D.
Parent Consultation and Curriculum – Meaningful Dialogue, by Aurelio M. Montemayor, M.Ed.