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IDRA Newsletter 2005

Tools for Action

Apr 09, 2006

Guarantee Graduation – Inform. Connect. Act. The statistics are well known to readers of these pages: Our high schools lose … read more

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Tools for Action

Apr 09, 2006

School Holding Power For many years, states across the nation have masked the magnitude of the dropout problem by failing … read more

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School Reform Isn’t Acceptable if It Isn’t Equitable

Apr 09, 2006

María “Cuca” Robledo Montecel, Ph.D. Sometimes doing nothing is better than doing something, especially when “something” is the wrong thing … read more

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Tools for Action

Apr 09, 2006

Math Paves Path The U.S. Department of Education succinctly stated in a 1997 white paper, “Mathematics equals opportunity” (http://www.ed.gov/pubs/math/index.html). Students … read more

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Llamada Urgente al Comienzo del Curso Escolar

Apr 09, 2006

Llamada Urgente al Comienzo del Curso Escolar En 1982, El Tribunal Supremo de los Estados Unidos dictaminó en el caso … read more

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School Opening Alert

Apr 09, 2006

Immigrant Students’ Right to Attend Public Schools The National Coalition of Advocates for Students (NCAS) launched its’annual School Opening Alert … read more

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Tools for Action

Apr 09, 2006

Public Policy is Strengthening Foundations for Access, Equity and Excellence A few weeks ago, on a hot summer day in … read more

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Tools for Action

Apr 09, 2006

Leadership is Making a Difference When it comes to creating great neighborhood public schools, leadership makes a difference. Effective leadership, … read more

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Tools for Action

Apr 06, 2006

NCLB Turns Three During this year’s presidential campaign, public education at times took center stage as candidates debated the merits, … read more

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For Things to Change, We Must “Interact” – Improving Access and Success of Latinos in Higher Education

Mar 08, 2006

• by María “Cuca” Robledo Montecel, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • March 2005 Editor’s Note: The Intercultural Development Research Association, supported by … read more

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Success in Literacy isn’t a Lie- It Simply isn’t the Whole Truth

Mar 02, 2006

• by Bradley Scott, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • March 2005 I wrote about Tres three years ago when he was entering … read more

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IDRA Newsletter 2005 Index

Dec 31, 2005

November- December 2005 IDRA Newsletter – Self-Renewing Schools… Access and Success See PDF of the November- December 2005 issue Articles A Quality … read more

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Leadership for Transforming Schools- Sowing the Seeds of Change

Dec 13, 2005

• by Rosana G. Rodríguez, Ph.D., and Anna Alicia Romero • IDRA Newsletter • November- December 2005 The opportunities and challenges of … read more

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“InterAction” Needed from All Sectors to Support College Access and Success

Dec 09, 2005

• by María “Cuca” Robledo Montecel, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • November-December 2005 • Editor’s Note: IDRA recently convened a series of policy … read more

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Texas Schools are Losing a Student Every Four Minutes

Nov 09, 2005

• IDRA Newsletter • November- December 2005 This lack of school holding power affects every Texan. IDRA research shows that during … read more

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A Quality Schools Action Framework- Framing Systems Change for Student Success

Nov 06, 2005

• by María “Cuca” Robledo Montecel, Ph.D.  • IDRA Newsletter • November- December 2005 The pipeline, or path, from pre-kindergarten to high … read more

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Looking Back and Moving Forward- IDRA Equity Assistance Center Continues to Serve Five States

Oct 09, 2005

• by Bradley Scott , Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • October 2005 The IDRA South Central Collaborative for Equity has successfully completed … read more

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The Promise and Perils of the Texas School Success Initiative- Critical School-Parent Action to Promote Student Success

Oct 09, 2005

• by Adela Solís, Ph.D., and Anna Alicia Romero  • IDRA Newsletter • October 2005 It is a Saturday afternoon in August, … read more

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Coca-Cola Valued Youth Program Experience- “It Made Me Want to Do Better in School” Former Coca-Cola Valued Youth Program Tutor Shares His Experience

Oct 09, 2005

• by Pablo López • IDRA Newsletter • October 2005 Editor’s Note: The Coca-Cola Valued Youth Program, created by IDRA, is an … read more

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Little Improvement in Texas School Holding Power- Texas Public School Attrition Study, 2004-05

Oct 07, 2005

• by Roy L. Johnson, M.S.  • IDRA Newsletter • October 2005 Thirty-six percent of the freshman class of 2001-02 left school … read more

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