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IDRA Newsletter 2006

Tools for Action – Quality Teaching Leads to Success

Mar 16, 2007

Tools for Action Quality Teaching Leads to Success Abundant studies show a connection between teacher preparation and student success. In … read more

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IDRA Newsletter 2006 Index

Dec 16, 2006

November-December 2006 IDRA Newsletter – Public Policy See PDF of this issue Articles Upcoming 2007 Texas Legislative Session – Key … read more

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Fulfilling the Promise of Mendez and Brown – Implications for Leadership

Nov 20, 2006

• by Rosana G. Rodríguez, Ph.D., and Abelardo Villarreal, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • November – December 2006 •  Public schools belong … read more

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Tools for Action – Enlightnened Public Policy

Nov 20, 2006

Tools for Action Enlightened Public Policy – A Lever of Change IDRA emerged in 1973 as the only entity in … read more

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The Texas Dropout Saga – 23 Years and Counting…

Nov 20, 2006

• by Josie D. Cortez, M.A., and Albert Cortez, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • November – December 2006 •  For more than … read more

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Knowledge and Action – From Dropping Out to Holding On

Nov 20, 2006

• by María “Cuca” Robledo Montecel, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • November – December 2006 •  Editor’s Note: The following is the … read more

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Upcoming 2007 Texas Legislative Session – Key Issues and Expectations

Nov 20, 2006

• by Albert Cortez, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • November – December 2006 •  Although the Texas legislature’s actions in the area … read more

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Texas School Holding Power – Past, Present and Future

Oct 29, 2006

• by Josie Danini Cortez, M.A. • IDRA Newsletter • October 2006 •  Twenty years ago, no one knew how many students … read more

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Coca-Cola Valued Youth Program – Strengthening Student Connections with School

Oct 29, 2006

• by Linda Cantú, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • October 2006 •  Schools in Texas will lose almost half of their Hispanic, … read more

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Texas Public School Attrition Study, 2005-06 – Gap Continues to Grow

Oct 29, 2006

• by Roy L. Johnson, M.S. • IDRA Newsletter • October 2006 •  The overall statewide attrition rate in Texas public schools … read more

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Time to Make High School Graduation the New Minimum

Oct 29, 2006

• by María “Cuca” Robledo Montecel, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • October 2006 •  On October 31, 1986, IDRA completed and published … read more

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Guidelines for a School Holding Power Program Design

Oct 02, 2006

• by Abelardo Villarreal, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • October 2006 •  Students who are most at risk of dropping out go … read more

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Averaged Freshman Graduation Rate – A New Measure of On-Time School Completion

Oct 02, 2006

• by Roy L. Johnson, M.S. • IDRA Newsletter • October 2006 •  The National Center for Education Statistics in the U.S. … read more

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Tools for Action – School Holding Power

Sep 29, 2006

Tools for Action School Holding Power School holding power refers to a school’s ability to prepare all students academically and … read more

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Tools for Action – Student Success

Sep 13, 2006

Tools for Action Student Success The true measure of school success is the success of its students. Student success means … read more

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Unmasking Gender Bias – Observing Hidden Dimensions that Affect Student Achievement

Sep 13, 2006

• by Kristin Grayson, M.Ed. • IDRA Newsletter • September 2006 •  Boys and girls receive many different silent messages in schools … read more

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Study Shows that Model Learning Community Bears Fruit for Young Children

Sep 13, 2006

• by Felix Montes, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • September 2006 •  Many 3 and 4 year-old low-income and minority children appear … read more

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Coca-Cola Valued Youth College Tours – On the Road to College Success

Sep 13, 2006

• by Laurie Posner, MPA • IDRA Newsletter • September 2006 •  It was just before 6:30 a.m. on a warm morning … read more

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Immigrant Students’ Rights to Attend Public Schools

Aug 05, 2006

• IDRA Newsletter • August 2006 • The National Coalition of Advocates for Students (NCAS) has launched its annual School … read more

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Why IDRA Prints the “School Opening Alert” Every Year

Aug 04, 2006

• IDRA Newsletter • August 2006 •  Click here for “School Opening Alert” or “Llamada Urgente al Comienzo del Curso … read more

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