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IDRA Newsletter 2019

February issue of the IDRA Newsletter – This month’s focus: Data for Actionable Knowledge

“IDRA will continue to work with our allies in the civil rights community to protect students and strengthen education by drawing on our unique ability to bridge policy, with practice, with teacher and principal training, and, most importantly, with community engagement, because families must be at the table.”                                                                   – Celina Moreno, J.D., IDRA President &CEO

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Articles

New IDRA CEO Carries on IDRA’s Legacy and Future, by Celina Moreno, J.D.

Meet Morgan Craven – IDRA’s National Director of Policy

IDRA Policy Issues for Texas in 2019 Released

Red Flags Wave in Proposed Changes to Title IX – Gender Equity in Schools Needs Diligence not Relaxation, by Aurelio M. Montemayor, M.Ed.

The Attrition Rates for Poor Students is 29 Times Higher than for other Texas Students, IDRA Texas School Attrition Study, 2017-18

Extras

Annual IDRA La Semana del Niño Parent Institute on April 5 in San Antonio

See up-to-date news on Texas school finance at IDRA’s online dashboard

May 29, 2019

May 2019

• by Hector Bojorquez • IDRA Newsletter • May 2019 • “We’re asking kids to make big life decisions in … read more

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May 29, 2019

May 2019

• by Stephanie García, Ph.D., & Kasia Razynska • IDRA Newsletter • May 2019 • Girls’ involvement in K-12 mathematics … read more

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May 29, 2019

May 2019

 • by Nilka Avilés, Ed.D. • IDRA Newsletter • May 2019 • The platitude “College is not for everyone” often elicits … read more

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Apr 30, 2019

Apr 2019

• by Morgan Craven, J.D. • IDRA Newsletter • April 2019 • Since 1981, Texas has had one of the … read more

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Apr 30, 2019

Apr 2019

• by Hector Bojorquez • IDRA Newsletter • April 2019 • In teacher training sessions across the country, teachers repeatedly ponder … read more

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Apr 30, 2019

Apr 2019

• by Nilka Avilés, Ed.D., and José A. Velázquez, M.Ed. • IDRA Newsletter • April 2019 • Children are attracted to … read more

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Apr 08, 2019

Apr 2019

• by Paula N. Johnson, Ph.D., & José A. Velázquez, M.Ed. • IDRA Newsletter • March 2019 • Schools across … read more

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Apr 08, 2019

Apr 2019

• by Morgan Craven, J.D. • IDRA Newsletter • March 2019 • In response to the violent school shooting in … read more

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Apr 08, 2019

Apr 2019

• by Morgan Craven, J.D. • IDRA Newsletter • March 2019 • Recently, a federal judge ruled that the U.S. … read more

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Apr 08, 2019

Apr 2019

• by Paula N. Johnson, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • March 2019 • Traditional discipline in schools often excludes students … read more

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Apr 08, 2019

Apr 2019

• IDRA Newsletter • March 2019 • Mr. William Acosta, a member of the IDRA Board of Directors for 22 … read more

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Mar 01, 2019

Mar 2019

May issue of the IDRA Newsletter – This month’s focus: College Opportunity “What is good for the children of the … read more

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Feb 28, 2019

Feb 2019

• by Celina Moreno, J.D. • IDRA Newsletter • February 2019 • For almost half a century, IDRA has promoted equal … read more

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Feb 28, 2019

Feb 2019

• IDRA Newsletter • February 2019 • This year, the IDRA Newsletter will continue to highlight our staff’s varied and … read more

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Feb 28, 2019

Feb 2019

• by Aurelio M. Montemayor, M.Ed. • IDRA Newsletter • February 2019 • A young woman walking across a college campus … read more

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Jan 30, 2019

Jan 2019

• by Bricio Vasquez, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • January 2019 • Creating equitable access to educational opportunities is a calculated … read more

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Jan 30, 2019

Jan 2019

• by Bricio Vasquez, Ph.D., and Hector Bojorquez • IDRA Newsletter • January 2019 • In education, there are plenty of … read more

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Jan 30, 2019

Jan 2019

• by Aurelio M. Montemayor, M.Ed. • IDRA Newsletter • January 2019 • When working with families on education issues, it … read more

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Jan 30, 2019

Jan 2019

• by Laurie Posner, MPA,  • IDRA Newsletter • January 2019 • On the occasion of Dr. Robledo Montecel’s retirement, … read more

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