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IDRA Newsletter 1999

IDRA Newsletter 1999 Index

Dec 31, 1999

November- December 1999 IDRA Newsletter Articles Alternative Education Programs in Texas: More Questions than Answers, by Albert Cortez, Ph.D. Educating … read more

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Alternative Education Programs in Texas: More Questions than Answers

Dec 12, 1999

• by Albert Cortez, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • November- December 1999 In August 1999, the Office of the Texas State Auditor issued … read more

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Educating a New Generation: A Reflection on the Process

Dec 11, 1999

• by Hilaria Bauer, M.A. • IDRA Newsletter • November- December 1999 My youngest daughter, Ariel, started third grade this year. As we … read more

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Re-Connect- Comprehensive Parent Involvement Initiative

Dec 08, 1999

• IDRA Newsletter • November- December 1999 Reform in Education: Communities Organizing Networks for Emerging Collaborative with Teachers Through the national … read more

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IDRA Content Area Program Enhancement: A Contribution for Limited-English-Proficient Students

Dec 07, 1999

• by Felix Montes, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • November- December 1999 The number of limited-English-proficient (LEP) students is increasing nationwide. According to … read more

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Appropriate Language Instruction

Nov 30, 1999

Appropriate Language Instruction: Stephanie’s Story Juanita C. García, M.A. When my oldest granddaughter entered the fourth grade this year, her … read more

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IDRA Receives Department of Education Grant to Assist Schools with Equity Issues

Nov 30, 1999

The Intercultural Development Research Association has been awarded a three-year grant from the U.S. Department of Education to continue operating … read more

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Texas Schools have Support for Comprehensive School Reform

Nov 11, 1999

• by Adela Solís, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • November- December 1999 There is yet another source of aid for schools struggling to … read more

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Lessons Learned, Lessons Shared: An Excerpt

Oct 06, 1999

• by Pam McCollum, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • October 1999 Editor’s Note: “Lessons Learned, Lessons Shared: Texas Immigrant Education Collaborative” was published … read more

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Coca-Cola Valued Youth Program: Still Getting Great Results

Oct 03, 1999

• by Josie Danini Supik, M.A. • IDRA Newsletter • October 1999 This past school year began a new initiative of the IDRA … read more

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Attrition Rates in Texas Public High Schools Still High

Oct 01, 1999

• by Roy L. Johnson, M.S. • IDRA Newsletter • October 1999 In Texas over the last 13 years, the percent of students … read more

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More Students Served in Bilingual and ESL Programs, But More LEP Students Assigned to Special Education

Sep 09, 1999

• by Roy Johnson, M.S. and Josie Danini Supik, M.A. • IDRA Newsletter • September 1999 This summer, the Texas Education Agency released … read more

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Coca-Cola Valued Youth Program Participants Testify before Congressional Committee

Sep 06, 1999

• IDRA Newsletter • September 1999 A middle school teacher and two seventh-grade students from Lincoln Multicultural Middle School in Washington, … read more

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Significant and Worthwhile Changes in Educational Evaluation Putting Value in Education

Sep 03, 1999

• by Josie Danini Supik, M.A. • IDRA Newsletter • September 1999 Editor’s Note: In August, Josie D. Supik, M.A., director of the … read more

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Community Supports Public Schools, Opposes Vouchers

Sep 01, 1999

• by Zane Chalfant • IDRA Newsletter • September 1999 More than 25 years ago, the Edgewood Independent School District (ISD) began a … read more

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Extending Advanced Skills Instruction into the Education of Disadvantaged Students

Aug 09, 1999

• by Adela Solís, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • August 1999 Since the early 1970s, compensatory education programs have dedicated numerous resources to … read more

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What a Difference a Year Made

Aug 07, 1999

• by Frank Gonzales, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • August 1999 A popular song recorded by Dinah Washington in 1961 includes the lyrics: … read more

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Project Alianza- A Model Teacher Preparation and Leadership Development Initiative: First Year Findings

Aug 03, 1999

• by Josie Danini Supik, M.A. • IDRA Newsletter • August 1999 As borders (fronteras) are crossed, change occurs on both sides. Perhaps … read more

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Texas Legislative Update

Aug 01, 1999

• by Albert Cortez, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • August 1999 Six months or 180 days after its grand opening, the Texas legislature … read more

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Educational Technology: An Update

Jun 09, 1999

• by Keiko E. Suda • IDRA Newsletter • June- July 1999 Educational technology is not a new phenomenon. But the explosion of … read more

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