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IDRA Newsletter 2011

IDRA Newsletter 2011 Index

Dec 31, 2011

November- December 2011 IDRA Newsletter – School Holding Power “Seeing the state’s attrition going down is encouraging. We have witnessed … read more

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Fair Funding is Essential to Having Excellent Schools for All Texas Students

Dec 15, 2011

• by María “Cuca” Robledo Montecel • IDRA Newsletter • November – December 2011 •  “When families can’t count on their neighborhood public … read more

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Texas Public School Attrition Study 2010-11- High School Attrition Continues Downward Trend – Universal High School Graduation is Still a Quarter of a Century Away

Nov 15, 2011

• by Roy L. Johnson, M.S. • IDRA Newsletter • November- December 2011 • Long-term trend assessments of attrition data in Texas show … read more

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Time to Make High School Graduation the New Minimum

Nov 15, 2011

• by María “Cuca” Robledo Montecel, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • November- December 2011 • Editor’s Note: The following is adapted from … read more

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Strategies for Ensuring Students Make Key PreK-20 Transitions

Nov 15, 2011

• by Josie D. Cortez, M.A. • IDRA Newsletter • November- December 2015 • A few years ago, I wrote about an incident … read more

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Honoring the Life of Dr. José Angel Cárdenas

Oct 11, 2011

• by Dr. María “Cuca” Robledo Montecel • October 2011 • It is with great sadness that we share the news of … read more

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Su Palabra es Oro ~ His Word is Gold

Oct 11, 2011

• IDRA Newsletter • October 2011 • The Child Of the many ways a man’s destiny may be shaped, two are … read more

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José Angel Cárdenas Early Childhood Center

Oct 11, 2011

• IDRA Newsletter • October 2011 • Edgewood Independent School District, San Antonio Re-dedication June 16, 2010 ~ Dr. Elizabeth Garza, Superintendent … read more

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Paso por aquí José Angel Cárdenas

Oct 11, 2011

• IDRA Newsletter • October 2011 • Tributes from Colleagues and Friends “Dr. C, advisor, my life-long mentor, El Jefe… You … read more

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Community Engagement Tool for Educators

Sep 19, 2011

• by Rosana G. Rodríguez, Ph.D., Juanita C. García, Ph.D., and Abelardo Villarreal, Ph.D.  • IDRA Newsletter • September 2011 • IDRA … read more

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Harnessing the Power of Web 3.0 with IDRA’s OurSchool Data Portal

Sep 19, 2011

• by Kristin Grayson, M.Ed. • IDRA Newsletter • September 2011 • Ready or not, Web 3.0 is already here! Students are … read more

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Coca-Cola Valued Youth Program High School Winning Essay

Sep 19, 2011

• IDRA Newsletter • September 2011 • Kayla Rugg 12th grade, Fuller Performance Learning Center, Fayetteville, North Carolina Editor’s Note: IDRA … read more

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Technology Integration in Science and Mathematics- The Opportunity to Explore

Sep 01, 2011

• by Paula Johnson, M.A., Veronica Betancourt, M.A., and Hector Bojorquez • IDRA Newsletter • September 2011 • Though children are … read more

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Derechos de los estudiantes inmigrantes a asistir a escuelas públicas- Llamada Urgente durante el Comienzo del Curso Escolar 

Aug 23, 2011

• IDRA Hoja informativa • Agosto de 2011 • Ver Version en Español Vea El Volante Imprimible en inglés y español (PDF) La educación de … read more

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IDRA Calls for Greater Federal Role in Education to Increase Excellence and Equity

Aug 22, 2011

• by María “Cuca” Robledo Montecel, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • August 2011 • Editor’s note: Over these past months, Texas debated … read more

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Texas Turning its Back on the Future- An Assessment of Major Education Policy Reforms Considered by the 82nd Texas Legislature

Aug 22, 2011

• by Albert Cortez, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • August 2011 • This just-ended Texas legislative session may be best remembered as … read more

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Helping Parents Use Data to Improve Schools- An Interview with Anne Foster, Executive Director, Parents for Public Schools

Aug 22, 2011

• by  Aurelio M. Montemayor, M.Ed. • IDRA Newsletter • August 2011 • Editor’s Note: As seen in IDRA’s Quality Schools Action … read more

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Immigrant Students’ Rights to Attend Public Schools- School Opening Alert

Aug 22, 2011

• IDRA Newsletter • August 2011 • See Spanish Version See Printable Flier in English and Spanish (PDF) This alert is … read more

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Family Leadership in the Field- Lasting Community Leadership in Education

Jul 07, 2011

• by Aurelio M. Montemayor, M.Ed. • IDRA Newsletter • June-July 2011 • Parents can be vocal and assertive leaders advocating for … read more

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Community Leaders Discuss How PTA Comunitarios Give Voice to Parents in their Children’s Education

Jul 07, 2011

• IDRA Newsletter • June-July 2011 • Editor’s Note: IDRA’s Quality Schools Action Framework emphasizes connections among schools and communities to … read more

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