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IDRA Newsletter 2017

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 2017. 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 07, 2017

Dec 2017

• by Nilka Avilés, Ed.D., Joanelda De León, Ed.D., and Jesse Jay McNeil, Ed.D. • IDRA Newsletter • November-December 2017 … read more

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Dec 07, 2017

Dec 2017

• by Nilka Avilés, Ed.D., Gerald Sharp, M.A., & Kristin Grayson, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • November-December 2017 • We … read more

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Dec 07, 2017

Dec 2017

• by Kristin Grayson, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • November-December 2017 • As the numbers of English learners continue to … read more

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Dec 07, 2017

Dec 2017

• IDRA Newsletter • November-December 2017 • IDRA’s School TurnAround and Reenergizing for Success (STAARS) Leaders project is a unique … read more

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Dec 07, 2017

Dec 2017

• IDRA Newsletter • November-December 2017 • In recognition of Dr. Ricardo R. Fernández’s service on the IDRA board of … read more

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Oct 24, 2017

Oct 2017

• by Paula Johnson, M.A. • IDRA Newsletter • October 2017 • October is National Dropout Prevention Month. Two out … read more

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Oct 24, 2017

Oct 2017

• by Roy L. Johnson, M.S. • IDRA Newsletter • October 2017 • Over the past five years, the overall … read more

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Oct 24, 2017

Oct 2017

• by Susan Shaffer and Phyllis Lerner • IDRA Newsletter • October 2017 • Editor’s Note: The IDRA EAC-South provides technical … read more

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Oct 24, 2017

Oct 2017

• IDRA Newsletter • October 2017 • IDRA joined former state Sen. Gonzalo Barrientos Jr. and many others recently at … read more

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Sep 21, 2017

Sep 2017

• by David G. Hinojosa, J.D. • IDRA Newsletter • September 2017 • For several decades, debates have dominated statehouses … read more

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Sep 21, 2017

Sep 2017

• by Paula Johnson, M.A. • IDRA Newsletter • September 2017 • Numerous studies have confirmed the positive effects of … read more

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Sep 21, 2017

Sep 2017

• by Ana Luisa Valenzuela • IDRA Newsletter • September 2017 • Editor’s Note: IDRA sponsored a national essay competition … read more

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Sep 21, 2017

Sep 2017

• IDRA Newsletter • September 2017 • Supplemental Early Childhood Curriculum & Training Semillitas de Aprendizaje is a bilingual (Spanish/English) … read more

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Aug 10, 2017

Aug 2017

• by Paula Johnson, M.A. • IDRA Newsletter • August 2017 • 21st Century Learning Classrooms designed for 21st century … read more

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Aug 10, 2017

Aug 2017

• by Nilka Avilés, Ed.D., and Kristin Grayson, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • August 2017 • Assessments are a critical … read more

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Aug 10, 2017

Aug 2017

• IDRA Newsletter • August 2017  • This alert is a reminder that public schools, by law, must serve all … read more

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Jun 27, 2017

Jun 2017

• by Mark Barnett • IDRA Newsletter • June-July 2017 • According to the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), one-third of … read more

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Jun 27, 2017

Jun 2017

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

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Jun 27, 2017

Jun 2017

• by Kristin Grayson, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • June-July 2017 • Teachers and administrators may feel overwhelmed by the … read more

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Jun 27, 2017

Jun 2017

• by Karmen Rouland, Ph.D., Susan Shaffer and Phoebe Schlanger • IDRA Newsletter • June-July 2017 • Editor’s Note: The … read more

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