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Latest issue of the IDRA Newsletter – This month’s focus: Fair Discipline

“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

Federal School Safety Commission Recommendations Could Lead to Less Safe Schools, by Morgan Craven, J.D.

Three Approaches for Dismantling Discriminatory Discipline in Schools, by Paula N. Johnson, Ph.D., & José A. Velázquez, M.Ed.

Discipline Policies Must Not Come at the Expense of Any Group of Students, by Morgan Craven, J.D.

Restorative Practices – Informal and Formal Processes for Addressing Behavior, by Paula N. Johnson, Ph.D.

Extras

Principles for School Safety, Privacy and Equity

In Memoriam – Mr. William Acosta

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

March issue of the IDRA Newsletter – This month’s focus: Fair Discipline “IDRA will continue to work with our allies … 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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Dec 11, 2018

Dec 2018

• by Aurelio M. Montemayor, M.Ed. • IDRA Newsletter • November-December 2018 • Ismael and Paula Robledo crossed borders. They … read more

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Dec 11, 2018

Dec 2018

• by María “Cuca” Robledo Montecel, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • November-December 2018 • It is a great honor to … read more

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Dec 11, 2018

Dec 2018

• Dr. María “Cuca” Robledo Montecel • IDRA Newsletter • November-December 2018 • “Our future depends on us having an … read more

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Dec 11, 2018

Dec 2018

Dear colleagues, partners and friends: greetings and abrazos, 2018 marks my 26th year as IDRA President & CEO, and as … read more

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Dec 11, 2018

Dec 2018

• IDRA Newsletter • November-December 2018 • Dear Dr. Cuca Montecel, Words cannot express how much your passion, research and … read more

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Dec 11, 2018

Dec 2018

• by Bricio Vasquez, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • November-December 2018 • This year marks the 33rd year that IDRA … read more

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Dec 11, 2018

Dec 2018

• Dr. María “Cuca” Robledo Montecel • IDRA Newsletter • November-December 2018 • Dear Children, We see you. We value … read more

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