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IDRA Newsletter 2002

College Success

Jan 30, 2004

• by María Robledo Montecel, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • January 2002 •  I always knew I would go to college. I … read more

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IDRA Newsletter 2002 Index

Dec 30, 2002

November-December 2002 IDRA Newsletter – Community Engagement Articles Closing the Graduation Gap for Latino Students, Pam McCollum, Ph.D., and Rosana … read more

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Closing the Graduation Gap for Latino Students

Nov 30, 2002

• by Pam McCollum, Ph.D., and Rosana G. Rodríguez, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • November – December 2002 •  Rather than using the … read more

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Improving Educational Impact through Community and Family Engagement

Nov 30, 2002

• by Rosana G. Rodríguez, Ph.D., and Abelardo Villarreal, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • November – December 2002 •  As the discussion on … read more

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Texas Schools Have Weak Holding Power: Texas Public School Attrition Study: 2001-02

Oct 30, 2002

• by Roy L. Johnson, M.S. • IDRA Newsletter • October 2002 •  Two of every five students of the freshman class of … read more

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School Holding Power Goal Unachieved in Texas

Oct 30, 2002

• by Roy L. Johnson, M.S. • IDRA Newsletter • October 2002 •  Is asking schools to graduate 90 percent to 95 percent … read more

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Texas State Board of Education Approves Course Credit for Coca-Cola Valued Youth Program

Oct 30, 2002

• IDRA Newsletter • October 2002 •  The Texas State Board of Education has approved the Coca-Cola Valued Youth Program as … read more

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ACCESS – San Antonio A Community Collaborates for Student Success

Oct 30, 2002

• by Josie Danini Cortez, M.A., and Albert Cortez, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • October 2002 •  Collaborations among educators, families and community … read more

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Dropping Out of School in Arizona: IDRA Conducts New Study

Sep 30, 2002

• by Albert Cortez, Ph.D., Josie Danini Cortez, M.A., and María Robledo Montecel, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • September 2002 •  Arizona … read more

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Educational Technology – An International Conversation

Sep 30, 2002

• by Felix Montes, Ph.D., and Linda Cantú, M.A. • IDRA Newsletter • September 2002 •  Technology is an integral part of … read more

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Texas Needs Diplomas Not Delusions

Sep 11, 2002

• by Testimony María “Cuca” Robledo Montecel, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • September 2002 •  Presented to the Texas State Board of … read more

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Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills: The Next Stage in Texas’ Challenge to Meet High Standards

Aug 30, 2002

• by Adela Solís, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • August 2002 •  The curtain is closing on Texas’ famous Texas Assessment of … read more

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A Strategy of Support for Publicly-Funded Charter Schools

Aug 30, 2002

• by Bradley Scott, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • August 2002 •  Publicly-funded charter schools are one of the public school options … read more

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Excelling English Language Learners: An Innovative Professional Development Program

Aug 30, 2002

• by Jack Dieckmann, M.A. • IDRA Newsletter • August 2002 •  Scenario 1: You are a high school American history teacher … read more

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The Dangerous Consequences of High-Stakes Testing, FairTest, the National Center for Fair and Open Testing

Aug 30, 2002

 IDRA Newsletter • August 2002 •  Tests are called “high-stakes” when they are used to make major decisions about a … read more

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Special Tribute to Albert H. Kauffman

Aug 30, 2002

 IDRA Newsletter • August 2002 •  In any society, social change arrives not on its own, but with the toil … read more

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Holding the Line: School Finance Reform in Texas

Jun 30, 2002

• by Albert Cortez, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • June – July 2002 •  Some people attribute Texas’ school funding challenges to … read more

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Supreme Court Ruling Bad for Neighborhood Public Schools

Jun 30, 2002

• by María Robledo Montecel, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • June – July 2002 •  IDRA is deeply disappointed by the Supreme … read more

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“They Believed in Us” Student Reflection

Jun 30, 2002

• by Yanessa Romero • IDRA Newsletter • June – July 2002 •  Before I ever stepped foot on the Fox Technical … read more

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Emerging Gender Issues in Education

May 30, 2002

• by Aurora Yáñez, M.A. • IDRA Newsletter • May 2002 •  Editor’s Note: IDRA assistant research associate Aurora Yáñez interviewed Ms. … read more

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