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Steps for Helping Students Become Activists – A Teen’s Advice

Aug 30, 2019

• by Melivia Mujia • IDRA Newsletter • August 2019 • As a queer Latina student, life has been a … read more

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Building a STEM Identity through the Chief Science Officer Program

Aug 30, 2019

• by Lexis Ratto & Kelly O’Kane • IDRA Newsletter • August 2019 • Editor’s Note: High school students Lexis … read more

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The Day I Taught My High School Peers

Aug 30, 2019

• by Alyssa Diaz • IDRA Newsletter • August 2019 • During my senior year of high school, I had … read more

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How Student-Led Lessons Impacted My Understanding of School

Aug 30, 2019

• by Daniela Herrejon • IDRA Newsletter • August 2019 • I was a great student; however I was not … read more

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Students as Co-Collaborators in Teaching & Learning – Advice from the Field

Aug 30, 2019

• by Andres López • IDRA Newsletter • August 2019 • Andres López, a teacher at Stevens High School in … read more

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High School Tutor Learns While Tutoring Others

Aug 30, 2019

 • by Anahi Ortiz • IDRA Newsletter • August 2019 • I was supposed to be in child development, but … read more

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Accountability Measures Set to Respond to Public Pressure

Jul 30, 2019

• by Morgan Craven, J.D. • IDRA Newsletter • June-July 2019 • Changes Made to STAAR; Individual Graduation Committees Extended … read more

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Taking Steps Toward Keeping the Public in Public Education

Jul 30, 2019

• IDRA Newsletter • June-July 2019 • IDRA joined more than a dozen education advocacy groups to release a policy … read more

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New Discipline and Safety Policies for Texas

Jul 25, 2019

• by Morgan Craven, J.D. • IDRA Newsletter • June-July 2019 • To ensure all students succeed, schools must end … read more

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College Access Legislation Increases Transparency and Adds Funds to TEXAS Grant Program

Jul 25, 2019

• by Morgan Craven, J.D. • IDRA Newsletter • June-July 2019 • Expanding access to college means ensuring that schools … read more

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Education Impact of Supreme Court Decision on Citizenship Question

Jul 25, 2019

• by Morgan Craven, J.D. • IDRA Newsletter • June-July 2019 • IDRA Statement on Education Impact of Supreme Court … read more

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Texas Legislature Concentrates on School Funding

Jul 25, 2019

• by Morgan Craven, J.D. • IDRA Newsletter • June-July 2019 • Texas’ 86th legislative session saw some of the … read more

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School Counselors Express Concerns about College and Career Advising in Texas

May 29, 2019

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

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Five Best Practices that Add Women to the Equation – Preparing K-12 Girls for Mathematics

May 29, 2019

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

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Characteristics of College-Focused Schools

May 29, 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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Current Proposals for Texas’ Investment in English Learners Still Not Enough

Apr 30, 2019

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

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Fixing Asset-Based Early Childhood Education

Apr 30, 2019

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

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Building Culturally-Relevant Libraries for Young Learners

Apr 30, 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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Three Approaches for Dismantling Discriminatory Discipline in Schools

Apr 08, 2019

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

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Federal School Safety Commission Recommendations Could Lead to Less Safe Schools

Apr 08, 2019

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

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