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IDRA Newsletter 2016

Published 10 times a year, the IDRA Newsletter provides resources and insight into issues regarding equitable and excellent education of students, particularly those who are learning English, minority or economically disadvantaged.

The newsletter is published in print and online with an accompanying eletter alert.

Below are articles published in 2016. To find a particular article or subject this year, see the index below or use the search bar above, which covers all years.

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Dec 31, 2016

Dec 2016

Go to the main IDRA Newsletter page November-December 2016 IDRA Newsletter – Principal Leadership “The challenge before us is not … read more

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Dec 30, 2016

Dec 2016

• by Nilka Avilés, Ed.D. • IDRA Newsletter • November-December 2016 • The school principal is central to providing an equitable … read more

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Dec 30, 2016

Dec 2016

• Kristin Grayson, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • November-December 22016 • School leaders have been increasingly facing new challenges with the … read more

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Dec 30, 2016

Dec 2016

• IDRA Newsletter • November-December 2016 • Meet Sulema Carreón-Sánchez, Ph.D., Senior Education Associate “The difference between perseverance and obstinacy … read more

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Oct 30, 2016

Oct 2016

• IDRA Newsletter • October 2016 •  Editor’s Note: IDRA sponsored a national essay competition among participants in the IDRA … read more

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Oct 25, 2016

Oct 2016

• by Kristin Grayson, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • October 2016 Simultaneously learning English and academic content can be challenging for … read more

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Oct 25, 2016

Oct 2016

• by Paula Johnson, M.A. • IDRA Newsletter • October 2016 How willing are you to lose 2 percent of anything? Two … read more

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Oct 25, 2016

Oct 2016

• by Roy L. Johnson, M.S. • IDRA Newsletter • October 2016 The overall high school attrition rate in Texas inched … read more

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Oct 22, 2016

Oct 2016

• IDRA Newsletter • October 2016 • Ms. Sarah H. Alemán, friend and colleague, passed away on August 30, 2016, … read more

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Sep 25, 2016

Sep 2016

• by Aurelio M. Montemayor, M.Ed. • IDRA Newsletter • September 2016 As our neighborhood public schools in the poorest areas … read more

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Sep 25, 2016

Sep 2016

• by Nilka Avilés, Ed.D., and Nadiah Al-Gasem, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • September 2016 • Project-based learning (PBL) engages students! … read more

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Sep 25, 2016

Sep 2016

• By David G. Hinojosa, J.D., and Jerry Wilson, M.A. • IDRA Newsletter • September 2016 • More than 50 … read more

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Aug 30, 2016

Aug 2016

 • IDRA Newsletter • August 2016 • Charles Cavazos is the data analyst at IDRA. Charles is from San Antonio … read more

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Aug 30, 2016

Aug 2016

• by Kristin Grayson, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • August 2016 Examining school climate is essential as the new academic year … read more

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Aug 30, 2016

Aug 2016

• by Nilka Avilés, Ed.D. • IDRA Newsletter • August 2017 The understanding that changes in school organization and practices can … read more

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Aug 30, 2016

Aug 2016

• by Paula Johnson, M.A. • IDRA Newsletter • August 2016 There is an ever increasing threat spreading throughout many schools … read more

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Jul 15, 2016

Jul 2016

• Mark Barnett • IDRA Newsletter • June-July 2016 • One of the major obstacles to providing a rich STEM education … read more

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Jul 15, 2016

Jul 2016

• Sofía Bahena, Ed.D. • IDRA Newsletter • June-July 2016 In researching language development and acquisition, it is critical to value … read more

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Jul 15, 2016

Jul 2016

• Sofía Bahena, Ed.D. • IDRA Newsletter • June-July 2016 It is common knowledge that correlation does not imply causation. Mark … read more

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Jul 03, 2016

Jul 2016

IDRA Coca-Cola Valued Youth Program Tutors Share Stories of the Program’s Impact on Their Lives • IDRA Newsletter • June-July … read more

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