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IDRA Newsletter 2005

Reading Early for Academic Development- Creating Classrooms of Excellence

Mar 01, 2005

• by José L. Rodríguez, M.A. • IDRA Newsletter • March 2005 Centers of excellence in schools are dynamic places. They are … read more

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Educating English Language Learners in Texas Public Schools – Unified Position Statement on Bilingual-ESL Education

Feb 21, 2005

• by Texas Coalition for Bilingual Education • IDRA Newsletter • February 2005 Editor’s Note: The following is a position statement by the … read more

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Round Six and Holding – The State District Court Ruling in West Orange-Cove vs. Neeley

Feb 10, 2005

• by Albert Cortez, Ph. D. • IDRA Newsletter • February 2005 Late last November 2004, Judge John Dietz issued his long … read more

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The Fifty Most Memorable Quotes in School Finance

Feb 01, 2005

• by José A. Cárdenas, Ed.D. • IDRA Newsletter • February 2005 Editor’s Note: This article was first printed in the May … read more

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Texans Testify on NCLB’s Impact on Children

Jan 08, 2005

• IDRA Newsletter • January 2005 Across the country recently, hundreds of people voiced their opinions on the No Child Left … read more

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Retentions in Grade- Continuing Dysfunctional Educational Responses in Texas

Jan 06, 2005

• by Albert Cortez, Ph.D., and Josie D. Cortez, M.A. • IDRA Newsletter • January 2005 In November 2004, the Texas Education Agency … read more

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The Two Faces of NCLB

Jan 06, 2005

• by Kathryn Brown • IDRA Newsletter • January 2005 Put aside for a moment the many arguments about how the No … read more

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Communities Can Influence the Impact of NCLB

Jan 06, 2005

• by María “Cuca” Robledo Montecel, Ph.D.  • IDRA Newsletter • January 2005 Editor’s Note: In September 2004, the Intercultural Development Research … read more

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Teachers Pressing for Quality Teaching- Lessons from Content Teachers of English Language Learners

Jan 01, 2005

• by Abelardo Villarreal, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • January 2005 Two years ago, the No Child Left Behind Act became law … read more

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Tools for Action

Nov 30, 1999

Excellent Instruction in Early Childhood Adult literacy levels have improved in recent years, but illiteracy and low literacy persist as … read more

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Tools for Action

Nov 30, 1999

Accept No Less – A Quality Education for All This past year, a special legislative session and district court case … read more

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Tools for Action

Nov 30, 1999

Quality Teaching More than 15 years of research makes clear that quality teaching is “inextricably linked” with quality learning and … read more

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Tools for Action

Nov 30, 1999

Excellent Instruction in Early Childhood Research on brain development in the last decade has confirmed what many parents, educators and … read more

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