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IDRA Newsletter 2015

Arkansan Parents “Pushing Beyond the Breaks”

Feb 27, 2015

• by Bradley Scott, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • February 2015 • Almost 400 African American and Latino parents and community members … read more

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Advancing the Culture of Promise and Possibility

Feb 27, 2015

• by Nilka Avilés, Ed.D., and Abelardo Villarreal, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • February 2015 • The culture of poverty theory postulates … read more

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Embracing the Culture of Possibility for Student Success – Culture-of-Poverty Thinking Shortchanges Students and Families

Feb 27, 2015

• by Aurelio M. Montemayor, M.Ed. • IDRA Newsletter • February 2015 • People who are poor have assets, gifts and strengths … read more

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Meet Dr. Bradley Scott – Director of IDRA’s Educational Transformation & Innovation Department

Feb 27, 2015

• IDRA Newsletter • January 2015 • This year, the IDRA Newsletter is highlighting our staff’s varied and diverse talents and … read more

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Grit and Non-Cognitive Skills – Framing the Narrative

Jan 26, 2015

• by María “Cuca” Robledo Montecel, Ph.D., and Hector Bojorquez • IDRA Newsletter • January 2015 A growing chorus of academics, administrators … read more

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Institutional Grit and Perseverance – Valuing Students and Supporting Academic Success in the Era of the “Grit Gap”

Jan 26, 2015

• by Laurie Posner, M.P.A. • IDRA Newsletter • January 2015 • Lately, almost everywhere you look, new research about children and … read more

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Gaging Grit – Gauging the Poor

Jan 26, 2015

• by Aurelio M. Montemayor, M.Ed. • IDRA Newsletter • January 2015 • Competing views of students and their families have great … read more

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Coca-Cola Valued Youth Program Winning Essay – Nicholas Alderete

Jan 26, 2015

• by Nicholas Alderete • IDRA Newsletter • January 2015 • Editor’s Note: IDRA sponsored a national essay competition among participants in … read more

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Meet Hector Bojorquez – Director of IDRA’s Student Access and Success Department

Jan 26, 2015

This year, the IDRA Newsletter will highlight our staff’s varied and diverse talents and backgrounds. As of January 2015, Hector … read more

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