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IDRA Newsletter 1996

Up or Down: The Dropout Dilemma in Texas

Oct 30, 1996

• by Roy Johnson, M.S. • IDRA Newsletter • October 1996 •  Are school dropout rates declining or increasing in Texas? That is … read more

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Coca-Cola Valued Youth Program Expands

Oct 30, 1996

• IDRA Newsletter • October 1996 •  IDRA Update The Coca­Cola Valued Youth Program is launching a national expansion into … read more

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Two­ Way Bilingual Education: A Positive Way to “Cry Woof”

Sep 30, 1996

• by Frank Gonzales, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • September 1996 •  One day, Mother Mouse was crossing the street with her three … read more

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Mobilization for Equity Highlights

Sep 30, 1996

• by Linda Ocasio • IDRA Newsletter • September 1996 •  Writer Linda Ocasio was asked by the Ford Foundation to attend … read more

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Keeping the Faith: Valuing Parents

Sep 30, 1996

• by Aurelio M. Montemayor, M.Ed. • IDRA Newsletter • September 1996 •  Valuing as an Article of Faith The valuing paradigm … read more

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Adult Literacy Outreach Innovations: Porque Significa Tanto

Sep 30, 1996

• by Christie L. Goodman, APR • IDRA Newsletter • September 1996 •  There’s a lot of learning going on inside and … read more

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Families United for Education Conversations with Parents and Friends, editorial

Sep 30, 1996

• by Aurelio M. Montemayor, M.Ed. • IDRA Newsletter • September 1996 •  Through IDRA’s role in the national Mobilization for Equity … read more

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Alternative Schools: Short-term Solution with Long-Term Consequences

Aug 30, 1996

• IDRA Newsletter • August 1996 •  Since 1990, the number of alternative schools in North Carolina has more than … read more

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Supporting School Improvement in Reading through Professional Development

Aug 30, 1996

• by Rogelio López del Bosque, Ed.D. and Abelardo Villarreal, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • August 1996 •  IDRA’s Reading Improvement Project is … read more

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School Restructuring: A Continuing Imperative

Aug 30, 1996

• by Roy Johnson, MS • IDRA Newsletter • August 1996 •  The modern movement to reform public education in the United … read more

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The Hopwood Case – What It Says, What It Doesn’t Say, The Future of the Case and “The Rest of the Story”

Aug 30, 1996

• by Albert Kauffman • IDRA Newsletter • August 1996 •  Editor’s Note: The U.S. Supreme Court recently let stand a Fifth Circuit … read more

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Desegregation to Inclusion: Embracing a Full Spectrum of Diversity

Aug 30, 1996

• by Laura Chris Green, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • August 1996 •  Inclusion can be viewed as the logical culmination of … read more

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Coca-Cola Valued Youth Program Tutors Carry Olympic Flame

Aug 30, 1996

• IDRA Newsletter • August 1996 •  Jorge Maldonado, a tutor in IDRA’sCoca-Cola Valued Youth Program, was one of two … read more

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Dr. José A. Cárdenas Receives Champion of Equity Award

Aug 30, 1996

• IDRA Newsletter • August 1996 •  This month, Dr. José A. Cárdenas, IDRA founder and director emeritus, was presented … read more

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High Failure Rates: Quality or Ineffectiveness?

Aug 30, 1996

• by Abelardo Villarreal, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • August 1996 •  Johnny comes in and talks about how hard Mr. Sabelotodo is … read more

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Making Math and Science Relevant

Jun 30, 1996

• by Kate Mahoney and Kirby Gehachu • IDRA Newsletter • June – July 1996 •  Sigmund Boloz brings to mind the … read more

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TAAS Math Performance

Jun 30, 1996

• by Linda Cantu, M.A. • IDRA Newsletter • June – July 1996 •  The Texas Assessment of Academic Skills (TAAS) test was … read more

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Texas Statewide Systemic Initiative

Jun 30, 1996

• by David Hill, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • June – July 1996 •  Editor’s Note: IDRA is collaborating with the RMC Research … read more

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I’d Never Really thought About Being A Scientist…

Jun 30, 1996

• by Eloy Rodriguez, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • June – July 1996 •  Eloy Rodriguez, Ph.D., the James A. Perkins Professor of … read more

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Content in Context: Technology that Makes Sense in Education

Jun 30, 1996

• by Felix Montes, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • June – July 1996 •  Early attempts to use computers to help the … read more

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