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IDRA Newsletter 2014

IDRA Research for Family and Community Involvement

Apr 24, 2014

IDRA is concerned with the education of all children, with special emphasis on economically disadvantaged, of color, recent immigrant and … read more

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Immigrant Students’ Rights to Attend Public Schools

Apr 24, 2014

Immigrant Students’ Rights to Attend Public SchoolsAlert for Registering Students for School As schools are registering students for the next … read more

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March 2014 Overview

Apr 24, 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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February 2014 Overview

Mar 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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Mesa Comunitaria Educativa – Community Collaboration for Education Advocacy

Mar 19, 2014

• by Hector Bojorquez and Aurelio M. Montemayor, Ed.D. • IDRA Newsletter • March 2014 •  On January 25 of this … read more

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Distinguished as Default – Real Choice is Preparing All Students Well

Mar 19, 2014

• by Laurie Posner, MPA • IDRA Newsletter • March 2014 • The Texas State Board of Education, which oversees the … read more

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PTA Comunitario Growth Prospects in Oklahoma

Mar 19, 2014

• by Kristin E. Grayson, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • March 2014 • The IDRA PTA Comunitario concept is growing in the … read more

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Treating All Students as College Material – Family Leadership in Action

Mar 19, 2014

• by Aurelio M. Montemayor, Ed.D. • IDRA Newsletter • March 2014 • Family leadership is most powerful at improving education for … read more

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IDRA Research – Curriculum Quality

Mar 19, 2014

In 2002, IDRA rigorously studied exemplary bilingual education programs in schools across the nation as determined by English learner academic … read more

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January 2014 Overview

Feb 26, 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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The Latest Texas School Finance Equity and Adequacy Court Case – Round Six Texas Taxpayers and Student Fairness Coalition et al vs. Williams

Feb 26, 2014

• by Albert Cortez, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • February 2014 • After closing arguments in the trial last year involving … read more

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Happy Birthday to You – The Civil Rights Act at Fifty

Feb 26, 2014

• by Bradley Scott, Ph.D • IDRA Newsletter • February 2014 • It was 50 years ago that the Civil Rights Act … read more

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IDRA Names 2014 José A. Cárdenas School Finance Fellow

Feb 26, 2014

 • by Dr. Oscar Jimenez-Castellanos • IDRA Newsletter • February 2014 • IDRA has named Dr. Oscar Jimenez-Castellanos to be our … read more

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IDRA Research – Fair Funding

Feb 26, 2014

Throughout IDRA’s history, our research has assessed fair funding policy efforts undertaken in Texas and other states to examine progress … read more

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November December 2014 Overview

Jan 28, 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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Building Interest in STEM through Language Development and Storytelling

Jan 14, 2014

• by Rosana G. Rodríguez, Ph.D., and Juanita C. García, Ph.D.• IDRA Newsletter • January 2014 • In an increasingly interconnected … read more

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The Philosophy Behind Semillitas de Aprendizaje™

Jan 14, 2014

• IDRA Newsletter • January 2014 • Since the early 1970s, when IDRA designed one of the nation’s first bilingual curricula … read more

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IDRA Study Finds Children of AVANCE Families Are More Likely to Stay in School

Jan 14, 2014

• by Felix Montes Ph.D.• IDRA Newsletter • January 2014 • In an impact evaluation of the AVANCE Parent-Child Education Program (PCEP), … read more

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