November-December 2021 issue of the IDRA Newsletter – This issue’s focus: School Leadership
Strategies for School Leaders to Melt the Chilling Effects of Bad Education Policy, by Chloe Latham Sikes, Ph.D.
Priorities and Recommendations for the 2022 Georgia Legislative Session, by Terrence Wilson, J.D., & Mikayla Arciaga, M.A.Ed.
The Art of Reflection for School Leaders, by Nilka Avilés, Ed.D.
Infographic: Computer Science = Problem Solving
Students Want Schools to Teach Inclusive Truth – Podcast Episode 213
October 2021 issue of the IDRA Newsletter – This issue’s focus: Teaching Quality
Principal Checklist to Reduce Bullying and Harassment – Supporting Safety and Learning for All, by Aurelio M. Montemayor, M.Ed.
Flier: How IDRA can work with your campus to design a PBL implementation plan and support it through professional development and coaching
Infographic: 8 Elements of PBL Lessons
Webinar: PBL at Home & Across the Curriculum
Podcast Episode: Taking Project-Based Learning Schoolwide
Infographic: Math & College Readiness
September 2021 issue of the IDRA Newsletter – This issue’s focus: Redefining Discipline
Stop the Bad; Do the Good – Hurting and Excluding Students Feeds the School-to-Prison Pipeline, by Morgan Craven, J.D.
Schoolwide Restorative Justice Practices – A Guided Tour, by Paula N. Johnson, Ph.D.
Tribute – Jesse S. Treviño, by Dr. María “Cuca” Robledo Montecel
August 2021 issue of the IDRA Newsletter – This issue’s focus: Student Voice
Student Researchers Report on Struggles their Peers Face During COVID-19 – Excerpt from Report, by Jacqueline Campos, Monica Cruz, Alejo Peña Soto, Fatimah Rasul & Ana Ramón
Chief Science Officers Encourage STEM and a Healthy State of Mind, by Owen Balagia & Reagan Lindsey
Leading a STEMonstration on Water Purification, by Landon Villarreal
Our Experiences Make Us Who We Are, by Santiago Sosa
June-July 2021 issue of the IDRA Newsletter – This issue’s focus: Education Policy
Exciting Advances for Emergent Bilingual Students in Texas, Araceli García
Politicizing Education Hurts Texas Students, Ana Ramón
Federal Education Policy News – What Educators Need to Know, Morgan Craven, J.D.
Student Health and Engagement Response to COVID-19 in Texas, by Christina Quintanilla-Muñoz, M.Ed.
Family and Student Advocacy Persisted During the Texas Legislative Session Despite Structural Barriers, by Aurelio M. Montemayor, M.Ed.
Most Opportunities Missed to Expand College Preparation and Access in Texas, by Altheria Caldera, Ph.D.
May 2021 issue of the IDRA Newsletter – This month’s focus: Culturally Sustaining Schools
Texas HB 3979 Will Hurt Students by Curtailing Schools’ Equity Efforts, by Altheria Caldera, Ph.D.
Culturally Sustaining Instruction Requires Culturally Sustaining Leadership, by Paula N. Johnson, Ph.D.
Anti-Racist Schooling for All Students of Color, by Bricio Vasquez, Ph.D., & Altheria Caldera, Ph.D.
Visions and Provisions – Planning for K-12 Ethnic Studies Implementation, by Irene Gómez, Ed.M.
What the Term “Culturally Sustaining Practices” Means for Education in Today’s Classrooms, by Altheria Caldera, Ph.D.
April 2021 issue of the IDRA Newsletter – This month’s focus: Family Engagement
Solving the Digital Divide Requires Authentic Family Engagement, by Thomas Marshall
Education CAFE Families Provide Insight on State-Level Education Policies, by Aurelio M. Montemayor, M.Ed.
The Case for Alternate Assessments and Community Oversight, by Chloe Latham Sikes, Ph.D., Hector Bojorquez, & Morgan Craven, J.D.
Video Advocacy Campaign: Digitally Divided – Community United,
Infographic: 5 Steps to Start an IDRA Education CAFE
March 2021 issue of the IDRA Newsletter – This month’s focus: Student Engagement
Mental Health Implications of Virtual Learning on Student Engagement, by Christina Muñoz
Students of Color Deserve Culturally Responsive Instruction and Ethnic Studies, by Altheria Caldera, Ph.D., and Nino Rodríguez, Ph.D.
Strategies for Engaging Students in Today’s Virtual and Hybrid Classrooms, by Stephanie García, Ph.D.
Digital Divide Directly Impacted Student-School Engagement During COVID-19, By Christina Muñoz
February 2021 issue of the IDRA Newsletter – This month’s focus: Bridging the Digital Divide
Texas Needs an Equitable State Broadband Plan to Serve Students and Families, by Thomas Marshall
Teachers Share Best Practices for Virtual Instruction in the Age of COVID-19, by Aurelio M. Montemayor, M.Ed.
Words Matter – The Case for Shifting to “Emergent Bilingual,” by Araceli García
Most Popular Equitable Practices for Online Learning Webinars Available On-Demand:
- Teaching Science in Virtual Learning Environment
- Equitable Practices for Teaching Online
- Tools and Tips to Alleviate the Homework Gap – Interactive Teaching with Limited Internet Access
- Digital Divide: Connectivity, Infrastructure and Devices
- Nurturing Students’ Hearts and Minds
- Teacher, Parent and Student Perspectives on Using Google Classroom Effectively
January 2021 issue of the IDRA Newsletter – This month’s focus: Fair & Effective Education Policy
Five Things to Know about Texas School Finance, by Bricio Vasquez, Ph.D., & Chloe Latham Sikes, Ph.D.
IDRA’s Top Policy Priorities for the Texas Legislative Session, by Chloe Latham Sikes, Ph.D.