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Equity is a True American Ideal

Sep 17, 2021

• Hector Bojorquez • Knowledge is Power • September 16, 2021 • The current controversies in state houses across the country … read more

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Expansive Classroom Censorship Bill Filed in Florida

Sep 17, 2021

• Morgan Craven, J.D. • Knowledge is Power • September 16, 2021 • Florida legislators filed House Bill 57, an … read more

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Tennessee Censorship Policy Serves as Warning to Other States

Sep 17, 2021

• Terrence Wilson, J.D. • Knowledge is Power • September 16, 2021 • On August 2, 2021, the Tennessee Department of … read more

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Texas SB 3 Makes New Changes to Social Studies Learning Standards

Sep 17, 2021

• Dr. Chloe Lathamn Sikes • Knowledge is Power • September 16, 2021 • A new classroom censorship law is … read more

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IDRA Newsletter 2021 Index

Sep 17, 2021

August 2021 issue of the IDRA Newsletter – This issue’s focus: Student Voice See PDF of this issue See overview … read more

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What the Texas Classroom Censorship Bill Means for Schools

Sep 02, 2021

• Dr. Chloe Latham Sikes • Knowledge is Power • September 2, 2021 • Texas is one of 28 states … read more

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Obscuring the Truth – The Evolving Efforts Against Critical Race Theory

Sep 02, 2021

• Haley Gray & Salih Cevik • Knowledge is Power • September 2, 2021 • Within the last six months, … read more

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School Censorship Policies Sweep through the South

Sep 02, 2021

• Terrence Wilson, J.D. • Knowledge is Power • September 2, 2021 • Although students and families are facing a myriad … read more

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Student Testimony Excerpt – Let’s Talk about Our Entire History

Sep 02, 2021

• Ric Galvan • Knowledge is Power • September 2, 2021 • Editor’s Note: During its two special sessions, the … 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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Student Researchers Report on Struggles their Peers Face During COVID-19

Aug 24, 2021

• Jacqueline Campos, Monica Cruz, Alejo Peña Soto, Fatimah Rasul & Ana Ramón • IDRA Newsletter • August 2021 • … 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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Federal Education Policy News – What Educators Need to Know

Aug 06, 2021

• Morgan Craven, J.D. • IDRA Newsletter • June-July 2021 • Below are some updates on federal court decisions and … read more

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Texas Legislature Takes Some Steps Toward Addressing the Digital Divide

Aug 06, 2021

• Thomas Marshall • IDRA Newsletter • June-July 2021 • Student success depends on the quality of the education resources … read more

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Student Health and Engagement Response to COVID-19 in Texas

Aug 06, 2021

• Christina Quintanilla-Muñoz, M.Ed. • IDRA Newsletter • June-July 2021 • The COVID-19 pandemic exacerbated inequities within Texas’ public education system. … read more

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Family and Student Advocacy Persisted During the Texas Legislative Session Despite Structural Barriers

Aug 06, 2021

• Aurelio M. Montemayor, M.Ed. • IDRA Newsletter • June-July 2021 • During the 2021 Texas legislative session, voices of … read more

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