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IDRA Newsletter 2007

Engagement Sounds, Sparks and Movements – Intersections of Interest for Students and Families

Mar 06, 2007

• by Aurelio M. Montemayor, M.Ed. • IDRA Newsletter • March 2007 Parents present inter-disciplinary projects, students teach parents to use the … read more

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Valuing Youth – Reflections from a Professional Learning Community

Mar 06, 2007

• by Aurelio M. Montemayor, M.Ed., and Josie Danini Cortez, M.A. • IDRA Newsletter • March 2007 Almost 30 years ago, as … read more

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You Can Not Win if You Don’t Get to Play – Effectively Engaging All English Language Learners

Mar 06, 2007

• by Adela Solís, Ph.D., and Kristin Grayson, M.Ed. • IDRA Newsletter • March 2007 Two English language learner youths talk about … read more

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Principles for Fair Funding- Intercultural Development Research Association

Feb 12, 2007

• IDRA Newsletter • February 2007 All children deserve an excellent education, and excellence is impossible without equity. Our children are … read more

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Remembering Anthony

Feb 09, 2007

IDRA mourns the loss of Anthony Daniel Mayoral. Anthony was the student president of IDRA’s Youth Education Tekies project in … read more

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Tools for Action Fair Funding

Feb 09, 2007

Tools For ActionFair Funding In Texas, the public school funding system creates schools where the quality of education that a … read more

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Myths in School Finance

Feb 09, 2007

• by José A. Cárdenas, Ed.D. • IDRA Newsletter • February 2007 Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpt from Texas School … read more

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Accountability and Equity in our Schools

Feb 09, 2007

• by Aurelio M. Montemayor, M.Ed. • IDRA Newsletter • February 2007 Accountability means answerability, responsibility and liability. Equity means being just … read more

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Equalizing Funding of Texas School Facilities– A Long-Standing, Long-Neglected Need

Feb 09, 2007

• by Albert Cortez, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • February 2007 In his 1997 book, Texas School Finance Reform: An IDRA Perspective, … read more

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Tools for Action School Capacity Building

Jan 04, 2007

In order to have student success and effective school holding power, administrators, teachers and other stakeholders must build school capacity. … read more

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Informing Change Bringing School Data Online

Jan 04, 2007

• by Laurie Posner, MPA • IDRA Newsletter • January 2007 In Getting Excited About Data, E.L. Holcomb talks about the need … read more

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Framing Systems Change for Student Success

Jan 04, 2007

• by María “Cuca” Robledo Montecel, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • January 2007 Editor’s note: The following are excerpts from a speech … read more

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Every Family Engaged = Every Child Ahead- Building School Capacity through NCLB Parent Participation Requirements

Jan 04, 2007

• by Aurelio M. Montemayor, M.Ed. • IDRA Newsletter • January 2007 Every public school must provide the best possible education for … read more

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