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IDRA Newsletter 2000

Sticks and Stones – What Words Are to Self Esteem

May 30, 2000

• by Rogelio López del Bosque, Ed.D. • IDRA Newsletter • May 2000 •  Sticks and stones may break our bones, but words … read more

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Are Computers Appropriate in the Early Childhood Classroom?: A Case for Cyberkinder

Apr 30, 2000

• by Hilaria Bauer, M.A. • IDRA Newsletter • April 2000 •  Technophobe, cyber novice, electronically challenged… Call it what you will. As … read more

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Teaching Limited-English-Proficient Students through the Arts

Apr 30, 2000

• by José L. Rodríguez • IDRA Newsletter • April 2000 •  As I was preparing for a recent training session for teachers … read more

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Math and Science Get C+ on Report Card on Gender Equity

Mar 30, 2000

• by National Coalition for Women and Girls in Education • IDRA Newsletter • March 2000 •  Twenty-five years ago, former Senator Birch … read more

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Making a Difference for Children – Comprehensive Centers Network

Mar 30, 2000

• by Josie Danini Cortez, M.A. • IDRA Newsletter • March 2000 •  In 1994 the Improving America’s Schools Act (IASA) established the … read more

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Why Better Isn’t Enough: A Closer Look at TAAS Gains

Mar 01, 2000

• by Albert Cortez, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • March 2000 •  Education advocates around the United States have been told to look … read more

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Equity Principles and School Reform: What it Takes to Ensure that “All Means All”

Feb 01, 2000

• by Adela Solís, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • February 2000 •  School districts across the country are beginning the new century – … read more

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We Should Not Kid Ourselves: Excellence Requires Equity

Feb 01, 2000

• by Bradley Scott, M.A. • IDRA Newsletter • February 2000 •  Now that the century has changed, now that the millennium is … read more

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TAAS Ruling Troubling

Feb 01, 2000

• by María “Cuca” Robledo Montecel, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • February 2000 •  Editor’s Note: On January 7, 2000, a federal court … read more

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Program Evaluation and Title VII Programs: Some Guiding Ideas

Jan 30, 2000

• by Adela Solís, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • January 2000 •  The evaluation of educational programs is a critical, non-negotiable activity in … read more

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Reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act: Much Debate but Little Movement

Jan 30, 2000

• by Albert Cortez, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • January 2000 •  In 1965, the U.S. Congress passed major legislation that, for the … read more

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Musical Chairs and Unkept Promises

Jan 30, 2000

• by María “Cuca” Robledo Montecel, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • January 2000 •  The year 2000 is a good time to take … read more

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When I Become a Teacher…

Jan 30, 2000

• by Evelyn López • IDRA Newsletter • January 2000 •  Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpt of a final essay submitted … read more

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Why is it Important to Maintain the Native Language?

Jan 30, 2000

• by National Clearinghouse for Bilingual Education • IDRA Newsletter • January 2000 •  Children who speak a language other than English enter … read more

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The ENLACE Initiative: Strengthening Communities, Increasing Opportunity, Fostering Success

Jan 30, 2000

• by Oanh H. Maroney, M.A. • IDRA Newsletter • January 2000 •  Most people are familiar with the well-known African proverb, “It … read more

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Parent Leaders in Schools

Jan 30, 2000

• by  López del Bosque, Ed.D. • IDRA Newsletter • January 2000 •  On September 19, at the age of 93, my … read more

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Research on How the Brain Learns Has Implications on Early Childhood Education

Nov 30, 1999

Below are excerpts of articles on brain research findings and implications for education. The articles appeared in the November 1998 … read more

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Racial Divide Continues to Grow

Nov 30, 1999

Falling Through the Net: Defining the Digital Divide, July 1999 This report on the telecommunications and information technology gap in … read more

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