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IDRA Newsletter 2004

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Dec 26, 2004

November-December 2004 IDRA Newsletter – Public Policy See PDF of this issue Articles District Court Demands Increased State Investment – … read more

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Major Education Issues Before the Texas Legislature in 2004

Nov 30, 2004

• by Albert Cortez, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • November – December 2004 •  As we begin the run up to the … read more

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Research Findings – Part III, Expectations Drive Effective College Recruitment Strategies

Nov 30, 2004

• by Albert Cortez, Ph.D., and Josie Danini Cortez, M.A. • IDRA Newsletter • November – December 2004 •  Colleges need to … read more

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Contemporary Civil Rights Challenges of Brown vs. Board of Education, School Leaders Identify Current Issues

Nov 30, 2004

• by Bradley Scott, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • November – December 2004 •  School leaders from five states gathered recently to … read more

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District Court Demands Increased State Investment – All Our Children Deserve an Excellent, Equity Education

Nov 30, 2004

• by María “Cuca” Robledo Montecel, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • November – December 2004 •  Editor’s Note: At press time, Travis … read more

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Choking the Life Out of Classrooms

Nov 30, 2004

• by Sylvia Bruni • IDRA Newsletter • November – December 2004 •  A Letter to the President Editor’s Note: The following … read more

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Texas School Holding Power Improves – But Progress is Slow Texas Public School Attrition Study, 2003-04

Oct 30, 2004

• by Roy L. Johnson, M.S. • IDRA Newsletter • October 2004 •  For the third straight year, the statewide attrition rate … read more

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Coca-Cola VYP Celebrates 20 Years of Keeping Students in School

Oct 30, 2004

• IDRA Newsletter • October 2004 •  As the struggle to keep many young people in school continues to face … read more

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Research Findings – Part II, Effective College Recruitment Strategies

Oct 30, 2004

• by Albert Cortez, Ph.D., and Josie Danini Cortez, M.A. • IDRA Newsletter • October 2004 •  Despite recruitment efforts, a San … read more

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Minority Women in Science: Forging the Way – Marianita Chee’s Story

Sep 30, 2004

• IDRA Newsletter • September 2004 •  Excerpt from the IDRA publication, Minority Women in Science: Forging the Way My … read more

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Creating Passages for Young Minority Girls

Sep 30, 2004

• by Bradley Scott, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • September 2004 •  The gender gap – what is it? After all … read more

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Can Everyone Master Mathematics?

Sep 30, 2004

• by Jack Dieckmann, M.A., and Aurelio M. Montemayor, M.Ed. • IDRA Newsletter • September 2004 •  Twenty secondary math and … read more

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IDRA Partners with the NDPC for Students with Disabilities

Sep 30, 2004

• IDRA Newsletter • September 2004 •  For almost 20 years, the Intercultural Development Research Association has worked with schools … read more

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Innovations in Intervention Settings

Sep 30, 2004

• by Katherine Darke and Beatriz Chu • IDRA Newsletter • September 2004 •  By the time they reach school, boys and … read more

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Texas Continues to Slip in Education Funding Ranking

Aug 30, 2004

• by Albert Cortez, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • August 2004 •  A recent report produced by the U.S. Census Bureau … read more

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Effective Higher Education Recruitment Strategies: Findings from a Research Study of San Antonio College

Aug 30, 2004

• by Josie Danini Cortez, M.A., and Albert Cortez, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • August 2004 •  Hispanic students value a … read more

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Why IDRA Prints the “School Opening Alert” Every Year

Aug 30, 2004

• IDRA Newsletter • August 2004 •  Click here for “School Opening Alert” or “Llamada Urgente al Comienzo del Curso … read more

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A Call for Equity: Kicking the Computer Science Door Open for Girls

Aug 01, 2004

• by Kathryn Brown • IDRA Newsletter • August 2004 •  Sophia has been surfing the Internet since she was two years … read more

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The Role of Mentoring in Teacher Quality and Retention

Jun 30, 2004

• by Adela Solis, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • June – July 2004 •  A severe and persistent national shortage of teachers … read more

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Not So Special Session Ends With a Whimper

Jun 30, 2004

• by Albert Cortez, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • June – July 2004 •  Texas Governor Rick Perry convened the legislature in … read more

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