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IDRA Newsletter 1999

Litigation on Vouchers

Jun 08, 1999

• by Albert Cortez, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • June- July 1999 Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpt from “Students for Sale … read more

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Project FLAIR: Working Together for a Better Learning Environment

Jun 07, 1999

• by Rogelio López del Bosque, Ed.D., Hilaria Bauer, M.A., and Juanita C. García, M.A. • IDRA Newsletter • June- July 1999 IDRA’s … read more

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Coca-Cola Valued Youth Program: Preparing Leaders for the New Millennium

Jun 03, 1999

• by Oanh H. Maroney, M.A. • June- July 1999 As the turn of the century rapidly approaches, there is much concern … read more

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Two-way Bilingual Programs: The Demand for a Multilingual Workforce

May 12, 1999

• by Anna Alicia Romero • IDRA Newsletter • May 1999 Our world is becoming a single global community, a community where technology, … read more

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Legislature Grapples with Reform Issues: A Texas Policy Update

May 10, 1999

• by Albert Cortez, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • May 1999 As the Texas legislature heads into the last days of its 120 … read more

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Characteristics of a School that Is Safe and Responsive to All Children

May 10, 1999

• by K. Dwyer, D. Osther and C. Warger  • IDRA Newsletter • May 1999 Editor’s Note: Research-based practices can help school communities … read more

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Origins of Public Education and the Voucher Debate

May 08, 1999

• by Albert Cortez, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • May 1999 Public education in the United States evolved differently than public school systems … read more

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Students for Sale – The Use of Public Money for Private Schooling (An Excerpt)

May 08, 1999

• IDRA Newsletter • May 1999 So much of what happens in our neighborhoods revolves around the local public school. It … read more

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Parents Organizing Bilingual Education Advocates: Parent Institutes as a Strategy

May 04, 1999

• by Aurelio M. Montemayor, M.Ed. • IDRA Newsletter • May 1999 A new national network of parents was formed at the National … read more

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The Anti-Social Promotion Bandwagon: Riding Down the Campaign Trail

Apr 06, 1999

• by Pam McCollum, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • April 1999 Politicians nationwide are jumping on the “end social promotion” bandwagon to emphasize … read more

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What Really Matters in American Education

Apr 05, 1999

• by Richard Riley, secretary of education • IDRA Newsletter • April 1999 If you gave the American people a choice today between … read more

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Read It Again! How to Select Quality Literature for Young Children

Apr 02, 1999

• by Hilaria Bauer, M.A. • IDRA Newsletter • April 1999 Throughout my years as a teacher and children’s literature fan and … read more

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Coca-Cola Valued Youth Program: The Value of Video Conferencing

Apr 01, 1999

• by Rogelio López del Bosque, Ed.D. • IDRA Newsletter • April 1999 For a second time, the Intercultural Development Research Association (IDRA) … read more

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How to Tell if Your School is Confronting Sex Discrimination

Mar 30, 1999

• IDRA Newsletter • March 1999 [Editor’s note: The following is a reprint from “Action for Better Schools,” the newsletter of … read more

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Challenges as We Enter a New Century

Mar 12, 1999

• IDRA Newsletter • March 1999 As public education was first conceived and began to take shape in our country, it … read more

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For Our Children: Preserving Our Neighborhood Public Schools

Mar 10, 1999

• IDRA Newsletter • March 1999 (March 8, 1999 – San Antonio) More than 250 people rallied in support of neighborhood … read more

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Free School Improvement Training and Technical Assistance

Mar 05, 1999

• IDRA Newsletter • March 1999 In this era of school reform and academic excellence for all students regardless of race, … read more

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Sexual Harassment: What Parents and Students Should Know

Mar 03, 1999

• by María Aurora Yáñez, M.A. • IDRA Newsletter • March 1999 Sexual harassment has long become a topic of concern for school … read more

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Math and Science Education: A Practical Equity Guide

Mar 01, 1999

• by Keiko Suda, M.A. • IDRA Newsletter • March 1999 The Goals 2000: Educate America Act established eight National Education Goals, including: … read more

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Challenges as We Enter a New Century: Teacher Renewal

Feb 10, 1999

• IDRA Newsletter • February 1999 During the past 25 years, IDRA has worked with and trained more than 75,000 teachers. … read more

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