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IDRA Newsletter 2004

Public School Teachers Who Lead

Jun 30, 2004

• by Jack Dieckmann, M.A. and Aurelio M. Montemayor, M.Ed. • IDRA Newsletter • June – July 2004 •  During the last … read more

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Good for Nothing In grade Retention

Jun 30, 2004

• by Lisa M. Kenneady, M.A. • IDRA Newsletter • June – July 2004 •  There is no argument that we all … read more

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The Voucher Deception

Jun 30, 2004

• IDRA Newsletter • June – July 2004 •  So much of what happens in our neighborhoods revolves around the … read more

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Excellent Bilingual Early Childhood Programs – A Parent Guide

May 30, 2004

• by Aurelio M. Montemayor, M.Ed. • IDRA Newsletter • May 2004 •  Recently, at a school meeting, a group of parents … read more

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Position is Everything: A Comment on Brown vs. Board of Education

May 30, 2004

• by Bradley Scott , Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • May 2004 •  There has been a flurry of activity around the … read more

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Teachers Pressing for Quality Teaching

May 30, 2004

Lessons from Content Teachers of English Language Learners Jack Dieckmann , M.A. Some jobs, like teaching, might look simple from … read more

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Fulfilling the Legacy of Mendez and Brown: New Web Site Launched

May 30, 2004

• IDRA Newsletter • May 2004 •  IDRA has launched a new web site (www.idra.org/mendezbrown) to focus on the implications … read more

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Bilingual Word Power – Research-Based Vocabulary Strategies for English Language Learners

Apr 30, 2004

 • by Laura Chris Green, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • April 2004 •  Few things have greater impact on how well one … read more

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Tutoring Reading – Valued Youth as Reading Helpers

Apr 30, 2004

 • by Juanita C. García , Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • April 2004 •  The teacher wondered how her group of middle … read more

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Laredo Community Leaders Declare Support for School Funding Equity

Apr 30, 2004

• IDRA Newsletter • April 2004 •  The first in a series of regional forums on fair funding took place … read more

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From Dropping Out to Holding On – Seven Lessons from Texas

Apr 04, 2004

• by María “Cuca” Robledo Montecel, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • April 2004 •  Eighteen years ago, no one knew how many … read more

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Capitalizing on Students Language and Culture Annual IDRA La Semana del Niño Early Childhood Educators Institute™

Mar 20, 2004

• by José L. Rodríguez • IDRA Newsletter • March 2004 •  The Hispanic population in the United States is very young. … read more

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Equity and Adequacy Concepts as Considered in School Finance Court Cases

Mar 04, 2004

• by Albert H. Kauffman • IDRA Newsletter • March 2004 •  The Texas Supreme Court has sent the Texas school finance … read more

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The Joy of Preschool Reading

Mar 04, 2004

• by Bradley Scott, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • March 2004 •  Preschool children can learn to read in a way that … read more

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MASBA Recognizes IDRA’s 30th Anniversary

Feb 04, 2004

• IDRA Newsletter • February 2004 • More than 200 members of the Mexican American School Board Members Association met … read more

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Why Fair Funding

Feb 04, 2004

• IDRA Newsletter • February 2004 • Americans agree that a child’s future should not depend on his or her … read more

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Are You Ready for Title III? Professional Development from the Intercultural Development Research Association

Jan 30, 2004

• by Laura Chris Green, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • January 2004 •  The new Title III is part of the No … read more

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