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IDRA Newsletter 1997

Questions and Examples for Technology in Schools

Apr 03, 1997

• by Joseph L. Vigil, MS • IDRA Newsletter • April 1997 School administrators, educators, parents, prospective employers and students are seeing the … read more

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Los Regalos del Cuento: Accelerating Biliteracy with FLAIR

Apr 02, 1997

• by Juanita C. García, MA • IDRA Newsletter • April 1997 Recently I taught some reading lessons to a group of Hispanic … read more

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Would You Read Me a Story?: In Search of Reading Strategies that Work for the Early Childhood Classroom

Apr 01, 1997

• by Hilaria Bauer, MA • IDRA Newsletter • April 1997 In his latest State of the Union Address, President Clinton proclaimed, “Every … read more

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Analysis of Educational Equity: Community Seeks Direction for Diversity

Mar 07, 1997

• by María Robledo Montecel, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • March 1997 The City Council of Farmers Branch and the Carrollton-Farmers Branch Independent … read more

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School Finance Reform and Intra-District Equity: An Excerpt

Mar 06, 1997

• by José A. Cárdenas, Ed.D. • IDRA Newsletter • March 1997 Editor’s Note: The following is excerpted from “The Status and Future … read more

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Coordinating Resources For Improved Achievement

Mar 05, 1997

• by Joseph F. Johnson, Jr. Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • March 1997 A teacher sighs in frustration as another group of students … read more

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Redesigning Federal Programs to Strengthen School’s Effectiveness

Mar 04, 1997

• by Dr. Gerald N. Tirozzi  • IDRA Newsletter • March 1997 As the assistant secretary for the U.S. Department of Education’s Office … read more

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Equal Access to Quality School Facilities

Mar 03, 1997

• by Roy Johnson, MA  • IDRA Newsletter • March 1997 In our nation’s schools today, teachers and students find themselves daily in … read more

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Property Tax Relief, Tax Equity and Funding Equalization

Mar 02, 1997

• by Albert Cortez, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • March 1997 In January, the governor of Texas announced his long awaited program to … read more

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A Successful Coordination of Funds and Programs Approach: Four Dimensions of the School Restructuring Process

Mar 01, 1997

• by Abelardo Villarreal, Ph.D. and Oanh H. Maroney  • IDRA Newsletter • March 1997 Federal education programs make it possible for local … read more

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The Analogy of the Amoeba

Feb 04, 1997

• by José A. Cárdenas, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • February 1997 I have been a professional educator since 1950, when I received … read more

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Equity and Excellence: Current Issues in the 75th Texas Legislative Session

Feb 03, 1997

• by Albert Cortez, Ph.D. and Anna Alicia Romero  • IDRA Newsletter • February 1997 In January, the Texas legislature began its 75th … read more

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Criteria for Diversity: THECB’s Advisory Committee Suggests New Criteria

Feb 02, 1997

• by Albert Cortez, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • February 1997 Achieving greater diversity within the student enrollment at colleges and universities has … read more

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A Measuring Stick for Standards and TEKS: Meeting the Needs of Second Language Learners

Feb 01, 1997

• by Laura Chris Green, Ph.D. and Adela Solis, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • February 1997 Educational reform initiatives in the 1990s have … read more

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Dr. Arturo Madrid Receives Prestigious NEH Award

Jan 05, 1997

• IDRA Newsletter • January 1997 Dr. Arturo Madrid received the Charles Frankel Prize presented by President Bill Clinton in a … read more

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The Whole School, The Whole Child

Jan 04, 1997

• by Elfida Gutierrez • IDRA Newsletter • January 1997 Editor’s Note: The following is excerpted from an interview of Mrs. Elfida Gutierrez, … read more

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IDRA’s Project FLAIR: Professional Development Model Addresses Literacy Development from a Schoolwide PerspectiveAIR

Jan 03, 1997

• by Rogelio López del Bosque, Ed.D. • IDRA Newsletter • January 1997 Schoolwide programs focus on the needs of students in high-poverty … read more

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A Different Kind of Will: Educational Equity and the School Reform Movement

Jan 02, 1997

• by Bradley Scott, MA • IDRA Newsletter • January 1997 This country is in a time of great change and flux. Nowhere … read more

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Schoolwide Projects: A Challenge for Administrators on Campuses with LEP Students

Jan 01, 1997

• by Abelardo Villarreal, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • January 1997 On a healthy body, a simple band-aid will help the healing of … read more

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Declaration: Children First

Mar 01, 1995

• IDRA Newsletter • March 1995 In January of 1995, to the dismay of poor school districts in Texas and of … read more

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