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Latest issue of the IDRA Newsletter – This month’s focus: College Preparation

“We must make sure that every student has access to high-quality teaching and a quality curriculum that prepares them for post-secondary education. As researchers, we play a critical role by examining policies and practices that contribute to students’ success or failure. Together, the future is in our hands.” – Dr. María “Cuca” Robledo Montecel, IDRA President and CEO

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Articles

Texas Public School Attrition Study, 2017-18 – High School Attrition Improves by Two Points, by Roy L. Johnson, M.S.

Still Making a Case for Algebra II, by Paula Johnson, Ph.D.

Counselors Overwhelmed and Worried about Implementing Texas’ New Graduation Requirements – IDRA Study Explores Counselor Concerns in Supporting Students for College Preparation, by Hector Bojorquez

Expanding Career Awareness for College… Especially for First-timers, by Aurelio M. Montemayor, M.Ed.

Extras

Texas Public School Attrition Study, 2017-18, and related resources – Coming Soon

Classnotes Podcast Episode: “Why Algebra II?”

IDRA’s Ready Texas Study

Infographic: Ready Texas – IDRA study points to the troubling effects of the state’s new graduation requirements

Classnotes Podcast episode on the Ready Texas Study

ESSA Training Kit 5 – Career Awareness for College Planning


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Oct 30, 2018

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• Roy L. Johnson, M.S. • IDRA Newsletter • October 2018 • If we are to both invest in our children’s future … read more

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• Paula Johnson, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • October 2018 • Policymakers, educators, parents and students are concerned with the quality of … read more

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IDRA Study Explores Counselor Concerns in Supporting Students for College Preparation • Hector Bojorquez • IDRA Newsletter • October 2018 • … read more

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• Aurelio M. Montemayor, M.Ed. • IDRA Newsletter • October 2018 • I’ve been conducting meetings and workshops for families in … read more

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• Nilka Avilés, Ed.D. • IDRA Newsletter • September 2018 • In an era of rapid educational changes and dynamic diverse … read more

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• Felix Montes, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • September 2018 • Students in schools with fewer resources are at most … read more

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• IDRA Newsletter • September 2018 • Building a strong academic foundation and a strong sense of self-efficacy from an … read more

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Aug 30, 2018

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• Paula Johnson, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • August 2018 Many youths face bullying and harassment in school because of … read more

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• Sulema Carreón-Sánchez, Ph.D., and Phoebe Schlanger  • IDRA Newsletter • August 2018 Historically, schools have exercised much discretion over setting … read more

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