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IDRA Newsletter 1998

Education Policy by Public Opinion Polls?

Sep 30, 1998

• by Albert Cortez, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • September 1998 •  In a recent Associated Press (AP) article, reporters summarized the … read more

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Faster than a Plymouth: Reflections on the “Opportunity to Learn Standards”

Sep 30, 1998

• by Bradley Scott, MA. • IDRA Newsletter • September 1998 •  It was actually supposed to be quite an uneventful return … read more

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Standards, Tracking and the Reform of Our Public Schools

Sep 30, 1998

• by Oanh H. Maroney • IDRA Newsletter • September 1998 •  Over the years, education reform has been a much-talked-about topic. … read more

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High Achievement Zone: Reform at Work

Sep 30, 1998

• by Dr. Olivia Evey Chapa • IDRA Newsletter • September 1998 •  I have been fortunate throughout my life to have … read more

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Standards, Assessments and Accountability

Sep 30, 1998

• by Albert Cortez, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • September 1998 •  Over the last decade we have witnessed the emergence of … read more

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Financial Aid: Challenges and Possibilities for Minority Students

Aug 30, 1998

• by Felix Montes, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • August 1998 •  Education has been heralded as the most effective means of … read more

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Intergrating Technology into your Curriculum

Aug 30, 1998

• by Joseph L. Vigil, M.S. • IDRA Newsletter • August 1998 •  Schools are not the only institutions using technology to … read more

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Coca-Cola Valued Youth Program Students Meet Peers Via Video Conference

Aug 30, 1998

• by Linda Cantu, MA, and Leticia Lopez-De La Garza, MA. • IDRA Newsletter • August 1998 •  IDRA held six video … read more

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Mike the Knife

Aug 30, 1998

• by Jose Cárdenas, Ed.D. • IDRA Newsletter • August 1998 •  Editor’s Note: The use of technology in our schools has … read more

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Creating a Grade Book on the Computer

Aug 30, 1998

• by Charles A. Cavazos • IDRA Newsletter • August 1998 •  The computer is a tool. But it is not as … read more

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Coca-Cola Valued Youth Program Tutors: Gifted Role Models

Jun 30, 1998

• IDRA Newsletter • June – July 1998 •  Editor’s Note: Josie Danini Supik’s article discusses the Coca-Cola Valued Youth … read more

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IDRA Reaction to Passage of California Proposition 227 (Unz Initiative)

Jun 30, 1998

• IDRA Newsletter • June – July 1998 •  San Antonio, Texas (June 1998) – On behalf of the Intercultural … read more

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Insights into Gifted and Talented English Language Learners

Jun 30, 1998

• by Andrea B. Bermudez Ph.D. and Judith A. Marquez, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • June – July 1998 •  The underrepresentation … read more

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Raising “Will Hunting” – 10 Tips for Parenting Gifted and Talented Children

Jun 30, 1998

• by Hilaria Bauer, M.A. • IDRA Newsletter • June – July 1998 •  Most parents think their children are talented, at … read more

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Coca-Cola Valued Youth Program: Looking for Gifts in All the Right Places

Jun 30, 1998

• by Josie Danini Supik, M.A. • IDRA Newsletter • June – July 1998 •  In the year 2000, the Coca-Cola Valued … read more

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Traditional Methods of Identifying Gifted Students Overlooks Many

Jun 30, 1998

• by Linda Cantu, M.A. • IDRA Newsletter • June – July 1998 •  Gifted and talented students represent one of our … read more

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Full Pockets, Empty Promises

May 30, 1998

• by Albert Cortez, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • May 1998 •  In a news conference in late April, a San Antonio-based … read more

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Why Do Girls Drop Out?

May 30, 1998

• by Anita Tijerina Revilla, M.A. • IDRA Newsletter • May 1998 •  Whether or not they are excelling in school, girls … read more

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Violence in Our Schools

May 30, 1998

• by Bradley Scott, M.A. • IDRA Newsletter • May 1998 •  The nation has been dismayed by the recent rash of … read more

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Hijas del Quinto Sol: Redefining Feminine Roles through Children’s Literature

May 30, 1998

• by Juanita C. Garcia • IDRA Newsletter • May 1998 •  The Aztec legend of the quinto mundo, or fifth world, … read more

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