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IDRA Newsletter 2014

Expanding Possibilities

Apr 01, 2016

Expanding Possibilities: New Tools, Research and Publications From IDRA’s 2015 Annual Report, The Power of Possibility – How IDRA and … read more

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IDRA Newsletter 2014 Index

Dec 29, 2014

November-December 2014 IDRA Newsletter – Governance Efficacy “Effective governance requires a willingness to be held accountable and to hold others … read more

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Students’ Civil Rights is a Matter of Good Governance

Dec 01, 2014

• by Bradley Scott, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • November – December 2014 • The South Central Collaborative for Equity (SCCE) has … read more

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Tracking the Learning and Tracking the Dollar – A School Board Member’s Priorities

Dec 01, 2014

• by Aurelio M. Montemayor, M.Ed. • IDRA Newsletter • November – December 2014 • Interview with Velma Vela Ybarra  On … read more

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October 2014 Overview

Dec 01, 2014

The IDRA Newsletter is published 10 times a year. Each edition focuses on issues in education, striving to provide many … read more

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Texas Public School Attrition Study, 2013-14 – School Holding Power is Improving in Texas – At a Glacial Pace

Oct 22, 2014

• by  Roy L. Johnson, M.S. • IDRA Newsletter • October 2014 • High school attrition rates in Texas have declined from 33 percent … read more

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Families and School Holding Power – Parent – Led Surveys Present Insights

Oct 22, 2014

• by Aurelio M. Montemayor, M.Ed. • IDRA Newsletter • October 2014 • As IDRA publishes its 29th Texas Public School Attrition … read more

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IDRA Research for School Holding Power

Oct 22, 2014

In 1977, IDRA published Theory of Incompatibilities, by IDRA founder, José A. Cárdenas, Ed.D., and Blandina Cárdenas, Ph.D., presenting five … read more

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Barriers Hispanic Students Face Graduating from High School

Oct 22, 2014

• by Josie Danini Cortez, M.A. • IDRA Newsletter • October 2014 • The reporter’s call came late one afternoon: “What does … read more

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Christian Ortiz – Coca-Cola Valued Youth Program Winning Essay

Oct 22, 2014

• by Christian Ortiz • IDRA Newsletter • October 2014 • Editor’s Note: IDRA sponsored a national essay competition among participants in … read more

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September 2014 Overview

Oct 22, 2014

The IDRA Newsletter is published 10 times a year. Each edition focuses on issues in education, striving to provide many … read more

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August 2014 Overview

Sep 25, 2014

The IDRA Newsletter is published 10 times a year. Each edition focuses on issues in education, striving to provide many … read more

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Dual Language Means Two – Reflections and Guidance for Teaching in Two Languages

Sep 25, 2014

• by Adela Solís, Ph.D., and Kristen Grayson, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • September 2014 •  With the new school year begun, Suzanne Irujo, … read more

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Court Rules Again

Sep 25, 2014

Court Rules Again – Texas School Funding Must Serve All Students Equitably IDRA Statement on the Texas District Court Ruling … read more

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IDRA Research for Teaching Quality

Sep 25, 2014

As students return to school, this spotlight focuses on our research on teaching quality and its impact on student learning … read more

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An Elementary School’s STEM Success Story – IDRA Technical Assistance Empowers Teachers with Strategies to Impact Student Learning

Sep 14, 2014

• by Nilka Avilés, Ed.D., and Juanita C. García, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • September 2014 • Picture fifth graders gathered around a table … read more

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Serving Unaccompanied Immigrant Children

Aug 15, 2014

• IDRA Newsletter • August 2014 • The number of unaccompanied immigrant children arriving from Central America has caused a flurry … read more

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The Power of Leadership in Schools

Aug 14, 2014

• by Bradley Scott, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • August 2014 • We are in an era of great reform in public schools. We are … read more

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School Discipline Gone South – The Call for Restoration

Aug 14, 2014

• by Laurie Posner, MPA • IDRA Newsletter • August 2014 •  Three Strikes The third strike that would bring about the boy’s referral … read more

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

Aug 14, 2014

• IDRA Newsletter • August 2014 • This alert is a reminder that public schools, by law, must serve all children. … read more

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