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IDRA Newsletter 2021

IDRA Newsletter 2021 Index

Dec 16, 2021

November-December 2021 issue of the IDRA Newsletter – This issue’s focus: School Leadership See PDF of this issue See overview … read more

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Strategies for School Leaders to Melt the Chilling Effects of Bad Education Policy

Dec 15, 2021

• Chloe Latham Sikes, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • November-December 2021 • School leaders are no strangers to high-pressure situations. … read more

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Preview of IDRA’s 36th Annual Texas Public School Attrition Study – A First Look at the Pandemic’s Effect on Attrition Rates

Dec 14, 2021

• Roy Johnson, M.S. • IDRA Newsletter • November-December 2021 • Conclusive evidence of the extent of the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact … read more

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Priorities and Recommendations for the 2022 Georgia Legislative Session

Dec 14, 2021

• Terrence Wilson, J.D., & Mikayla Arciaga, M.A.Ed. • IDRA Newsletter • November-December 2021 • IDRA works throughout the U.S. … read more

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The Art of Reflection for School Leaders

Dec 14, 2021

• Nilka Avilés, Ed.D. • IDRA Newsletter • November-December 2021 • Reflection is part of the learning process by engaging … read more

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Using Project-Based Learning and STEAM to Engage Students During the Pandemic – Highlights of IDRA EAC-South Assistance to Metro Nashville Public Schools

Oct 28, 2021

• by Paula N. Johnson, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • October 2021 • It all began with a spark! Metro … read more

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Students Don’t Need Old-Style Remediation – Accelerated Instruction Helps Students Both Reconnect and Excel

Oct 28, 2021

• by Hector Bojorquez • IDRA Newsletter • October 2021 • As students came back to school this fall, a … read more

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Principal Checklist to Reduce Bullying and Harassment – Supporting Safety and Learning for All

Oct 28, 2021

• by Aurelio M. Montemayor, M.Ed. • IDRA Newsletter • October 2021 • Developing a safe and healthy school climate … read more

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Stop the Bad; Do the Good – Hurting and Excluding Students Feeds the School-to-Prison Pipeline

Sep 29, 2021

• Morgan Craven, J.D. • IDRA Newsletter • September 2021 • I have worked on school discipline and policing issues … read more

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Schoolwide Restorative Justice Practices – A Guided Tour

Sep 29, 2021

• Paula N. Johnson, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • September 2021 • Public schools are increasingly adopting a restorative approach … read more

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School Districts with Higher Rates of Suspension Graduate Fewer Students – New IDRA Analysis Examines Texas Data

Sep 29, 2021

• Lola Solís • IDRA Newsletter • September 2021 • Exclusionary discipline practices in schools are those that result in … read more

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In Memoriam – Mr. Jesse S. Treviño

Sep 29, 2021

• IDRA Newsletter • September 2021 • It is with sadness that we share the news that Mr. Jesse S. … read more

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Tribute – Jesse S. Treviño

Sep 29, 2021

• Dr. María “Cuca” Robledo Montecel • IDRA Newsletter • September 2021 • Mr. Jesse Treviño served as chair of … read more

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Student Researchers Report on Struggles their Peers Face During COVID-19

Sep 27, 2021

• Jacqueline Campos, Monica Cruz, Alejo Peña Soto, Fatimah Rasul & Ana Ramón • IDRA Newsletter • August 2021 • … read more

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How Can We Address a Problem that We Can’t Even Discuss in School?

Aug 24, 2021

• Santiago Hernandez • IDRA Newsletter • August 2021 • Excerpt from Testimony Against SB 3 Presented to the Texas … read more

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Don’t Crush Our Craving to Talk about Our Ancestors

Aug 24, 2021

• Alison Fernandez • IDRA Newsletter • August 2021 • Excerpt from Testimony Against SB 3 Presented to the Texas … read more

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Chief Science Officers Encourage STEM and a Healthy State of Mind

Aug 24, 2021

• Owen Balagia & Reagan Lindsey • IDRA Newsletter • August 2021 • Editor’s Note: Chief Science Officers are students … read more

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Leading a STEMonstration on Water Purification

Aug 24, 2021

• Landon Villarreal • IDRA Newsletter • August 2021 • Hello, my name is Landon Villarreal, and I am a … read more

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Our Experiences Make Us Who We Are

Aug 24, 2021

• Santiago Sosa • IDRA Newsletter • August 2021 • Have you ever been told “no” by an adult before? … read more

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Politicizing Education Hurts Texas Students

Aug 06, 2021

• Ana Ramón • IDRA Newsletter • June-July 2021 • We began the 87th Texas legislative session in January 2021 … read more

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