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IDRA Newsletter 2023 Index

Jan 31, 2023

January 2023 issue of the IDRA Newsletter – This issue’s focus: This issue’s focus: Policy Priorities See PDF of this issue … read more

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Advocacy Goals for Educational Equity in Georgia – IDRA Policy Priorities for the 2023 General Assembly Session

Jan 27, 2023

• By Terrence Wilson, J.D. • IDRA Newsletter • January 2023 • Over the last few elections, Georgia’s political importance … read more

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Policy Roadmap for Texas Education – IDRA Policy Priorities for Texas Legislative Session

Jan 27, 2023

• By Chloe Latham Sikes, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • January 2023 • IDRA strives to achieve equal educational opportunity … read more

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Advancing Our Vision for U.S. Public Schools & Students – IDRA Federal Policy Priorities

Jan 27, 2023

• By Morgan Craven, J.D. • IDRA Newsletter • January 2023 • IDRA’s strength lies in combining our research, training … read more

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IDRA Kicks Off 50th Anniversary Celebration

Jan 27, 2023

• IDRA Newsletter • January 2023 • In 2023, IDRA is celebrating its 50th year of working for excellence in … read more

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IDRA Newsletter 2022 Index

Dec 16, 2022

November-December 2022 issue of the IDRA Newsletter – This issue’s focus: Pandemic Effects on Learning See PDF of this issue … read more

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Strategies for Recruiting Bilingual Educators

Dec 15, 2022

By Lizdelia Piñón, Ed.D. • IDRA Newsletter • November-December 2022 • My children Felicita, Frida, and Santiago did not have … read more

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NAEP Scores Reveal Ongoing Inequities and New Questions about Approaches to COVID-19 Learning Recovery

Dec 15, 2022

By Morgan Craven, J.D. and Chloe Latham Sikes, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • November-December 2022 • The National Assessment of … read more

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VisionCoders Teens Learn Computer Science to Support Younger Students – IDRA Responds to Pandemic’s Effects on Social Emotional Learning

Dec 15, 2022

By Stephanie Garcia, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • November-December 2022 • In IDRA’s new course, middle school students who are … read more

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Texas High School Attrition Rate Worsens for the First Time in Seven Years – Highlights of IDRA’s 37th Annual Attrition Study

Oct 29, 2022

By Charles A. Cavazos.• IDRA Newsletter • October 2022 • IDRA’s latest annual attrition study found that 20% of the … read more

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Keeping Young Digital Citizens Safe

Oct 29, 2022

By Michelle Martínez Vega • IDRA Newsletter • October 2022 • $15,000 stolen from a teacher, or some may say … read more

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Digital Divide Stories in South Texas Colonias

Oct 29, 2022

• IDRA Newsletter • October 2022 • For Digital Inclusion Week 2022, IDRA and our long-standing partner, ARISE Adelante, led … read more

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The Parallel Roads to Digital and Racial Justice

Oct 28, 2022

By Christina Quintanilla-Muñoz, M.Ed. • IDRA Newsletter • October 2022 • Like other injustices, the digital divide is perpetuated through … read more

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LGBTQ+ Inclusive Education is Not Dangerous, Nor is it a Difficult Feat

Sep 29, 2022

By Manav Lund, High School Senior • IDRA Newsletter • September 2022 • If proponents of equity in our schools … read more

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School Support Systems Help Students Succeed

Sep 29, 2022

By Shreya Selvaraju, High School Junior • IDRA Newsletter • September 2022 • A myriad of factors play into student … read more

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Policing Students Through Dress Codes Needs to Stop

Sep 29, 2022

By Ryan Cyrus, High School Senior • IDRA Newsletter • September 2022 • As the current school year approached, many … read more

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Equip Schools to Support Student Mental Health

Sep 29, 2022

By Tatiana Martínez Alvarez, High School Junior • IDRA Newsletter • September 2022 • Mental health is critical to a … read more

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Mexican American Studies is American History

Sep 29, 2022

By Josué Peralta de Jesús, High School Senior • IDRA Newsletter • September 2022 • When people think of U.S. … read more

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School Safety Requires Listening

Sep 29, 2022

By Hawaii Guerin, High School Senior • IDRA Newsletter • September 2022 • A huge issue that U.S. students face … read more

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We Need a Well-Rounded Education – An Open Letter to Lawmakers

Sep 29, 2022

By Kennedy Moore, High School Senior • IDRA Newsletter • September 2022 • Over the last couple of years, the … read more

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