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IDRA Newsletter 1997

School Improvement, Parent Involvement and Prevention

Sep 04, 1997

• by Dorothy L. Knight, MS and Joseph L. Vigil, MS • IDRA Newsletter • September 1997 Community action as a means of … read more

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STAR Center Parent Involvement Activities

Sep 03, 1997

• by Pam McCollum, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • September 1997 One of the STAR Center’s priority areas is parent, family and community … read more

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Two Innovative El Paso Schools Bring Together Teachers and the Community

Sep 02, 1997

• by Pam McCollum, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • September 1997 In 1993, IDRA received funds from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to … read more

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Thinking About Learning: The Community and Academic Standards

Sep 01, 1997

• by Oanh H. Maroney and Aurelio M. Montemayor, M.Ed. • IDRA Newsletter • September 1997 Educating our children requires active involvement from … read more

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Policies Affecting Bilingual Education and ESL Programs

Aug 05, 1997

• by Elisa de León Gutiérrez • IDRA Newsletter • August 1997 In the past 30 years there have been many influences affecting … read more

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Equal Access: Mask of Discrimination

Aug 04, 1997

• by Oscar M. Cárdenas • IDRA Newsletter • August 1997 It is the first day of the 1997-1998 school year in the … read more

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Hispanic Dropouts: Addressing the Leak in the Pipeline to Higher Education

Aug 03, 1997

• by María Robledo Montecel, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • August 1997 Editor’s Note: In June, IDRA submitted testimony to the U.S. House … read more

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Sexual Harassment Policies and Schools

Aug 02, 1997

• by María Aurora Yánez-Pérez, M.A. • IDRA Newsletter • August 1997 Sexual harassment in schools, as in the workplace, has definitely taken … read more

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Texas Legislature Considers Much for Education, Accomplishes Little

Aug 01, 1997

• by Albert Cortez, Ph.D. and Anna Alicia Romero • IDRA Newsletter • August 1997 The Texas legislative session that ended in the … read more

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Whatever it Takes!

Jun 04, 1997

• by Joseph F. Johnson, Jr., Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • June- July 1997 I will never forget our principal, Bernadine Hawthorne, as … read more

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Low Income Does Not Cause Low School Achievement: Creating a Sense of Family and Respect in the School Environment

Jun 03, 1997

• by Anita Tijerina Revilla, MA, and Yvette De La Garza Sweeney • IDRA Newsletter • June- July 1997 Current research on the … read more

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High Poverty, High Performing High Hope!

Jun 02, 1997

• by Hilaria Bauer, MA • IDRA Newsletter • June- July 1997 Traditionally, poor students have been deprived of academically challenging opportunities. One … read more

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Principal of National Blue Ribbon School Says High Poverty Schools Can Excel

Jun 01, 1997

• IDRA Newsletter • June- July 1997 Editor’s note: Mary Hull Elementary School in San Antonio is one of 262 schools … read more

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Technology in Education: Time to Face the Monster

May 07, 1997

• by Josue M. Gonzalez, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • May 1997 Educators in the United States are in a love-hate relationship with … read more

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A Checklist for Successful Distance Learning

May 06, 1997

• by Charles A. Cavazos • IDRA Newsletter • May 1997 Recently I repaired an office computer with the assistance of a technician. … read more

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China and the New Technology

May 04, 1997

• by José A. Cárdenas, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • May 1997 In 1983 I wrote a series of articles expressing my concern … read more

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Schools in the Information Society: Make Children Central

May 03, 1997

• by Felix Montes, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • May 1997 Although schools have been able to remain relatively unaffected throughout most of … read more

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Using the Internet for Policy Information

May 02, 1997

• IDRA Newsletter • May 1997 For educators, part of keeping up-to-date with the fast-paced and ever changing world of legislative … read more

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Cruising the Web with English Language Learners

May 01, 1997

• by Laura Chris Green, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • May 1997 Although creative teachers have always accomplished wonders with their students using … read more

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Ethical and Other Considerations on Theory and Practice in Bilingual Student Teaching Seminars

Apr 04, 1997

• by Olga G. Rubio, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • April 1997 For the past four years I have been preparing bilingual teachers … read more

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