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Letters Demand Books Returned to Shelves in Four School Districts

May 05, 2022

• By Paige Duggins-Clay, J.D. • Knowledge is Power • May 5, 2022 • IDRA wholeheartedly signed on to letters … read more

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IDRA Newsletter 2022 Index

Apr 30, 2022

April 2022 issue of the IDRA Newsletter – This issue’s focus: Culturally Sustaining Leadership See PDF of this issue See … read more

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Being a Culturally Curious Educator Supports Positive Mental Health for Students

Apr 29, 2022

• By Mia Covarrubias • IDRA Newsletter • April 2022 • As a future school counselor, I know when school … read more

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Lessons Learned from Principals on Valuing, Safeguarding and Healing Students

Apr 29, 2022

• By Aurelio M. Montemayor, M.Ed. • IDRA Newsletter • April 2022 • School principals balance many skills, demands and … read more

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Four Leverage Points for Culturally Sustaining Practices

Apr 29, 2022

• By Paula Johnson, Ph.D., and Hector Bojorquez • IDRA Newsletter • April 2022 • In our work, particularly through … read more

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Why Emergent Bilingual Education Needs Equity-Centered Pedagogies

Apr 29, 2022

• By Dr. Lizdelia Piñón • IDRA Newsletter • April 2022 • As I worked toward earning my education administration … read more

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The Power of Student Activism Today Draws from 50 Years Ago

Apr 22, 2022

• By Aurelio M. Montemayor, M.Ed. • Knowledge is Power • April 22, 2022 • Families are reeling from the … read more

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Using Textured Teaching in the Culturally Sustaining Classroom

Apr 22, 2022

• By Stephanie Garcia, Ph.D. & Dr. Lizdelia Piñón • Knowledge is Power • April 22, 2022 • Teachers who … read more

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Georgia Assembly Approves Classroom Censorship

Apr 22, 2022

• By Terrence Wilson, J.D. • Knowledge is Power • April 22, 2022 • Georgia became another of many southern states to … read more

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Women’s History is U.S. History

Mar 23, 2022

• By Stephanie Garcia, Ph.D. & Dr. Lizdelia Piñón • IDRA Learning Goes On • The pandemic has proven to … read more

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Realizing Our Common Humanity – Restorative Practices Can Build and Strengthen Relationships in Post-Pandemic Schools

Mar 23, 2022

By Paige Duggins-Clay, J.D. • Learning Goes On  • March 23, 2022 • A foundational belief of restorative justice in … read more

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The Innovation of Translanguaging Pedagogy Enables Students to Use All of Their Tools

Mar 21, 2022

• By Dr. Lizdelia Piñón • IDRA Newsletter • March 21, 2022 • On a rainy Monday morning in Chicago … read more

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Let the Youth Speak for Themselves – Fostering Substantive Conversations and Advocacy in the Classroom

Mar 17, 2022

• Dr. Paula Johnson • IDRA Newsletter • March 2022 • Our goal as educators, parents and community members is … read more

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Families Celebrate Excellent Biliteracy Programs

Mar 17, 2022

• Aurelio M. Montemayor, M.Ed. & Alejandra Salazar Gonzalez • IDRA Newsletter • March 2022 • While biliteracy enhances students’ … read more

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An Introduction to Culturally Sustaining Practices in the Classroom

Mar 17, 2022

• Dr. Sulema Carreón-Sánchez • IDRA Newsletter • March 2022 • Culturally sustaining instruction is a research-based approach that links … read more

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Books Empower Us to Radically Hope

Mar 17, 2022

• Michelle Castillo, Ed.M. • Knowledge is Power • March 17, 2022 • Remarks at the March for Education on … read more

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“Equity” is Not Racism

Mar 17, 2022

• Dr. Paula Johnson • Knowledge is Power • March 17, 2022 • The current classroom censorship debate is taking … read more

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Students Speak Out Against Classroom Censorship

Mar 17, 2022

By Terrence Wilson, J.D.• Knowledge is Power • March 17, 2022 • Over the last two years, policymakers across the … read more

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Revolutionizing School Equity through Disaggregated Data

Mar 03, 2022

• Christina Quintanilla-Muñoz, M.Ed. • Knowledge is Power • March 3, 2021 • Part of the misleading conversations about “divisive” … read more

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Southern School Censorship News Round-up

Mar 03, 2022

• Morgan Craven, J.D. • Knowledge is Power • March 3, 2021 • In Virginia, the state Department of Education announced plans to eliminate … read more

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