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Schools Should Teach the Truth – A Letter from a Parent

Oct 13, 2021

• Dr. Lizette Goodloe, Northside ISD Parent • Knowledge is Power • October 13, 2021 • It is important for … read more

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We Can and Must Talk about Racism in Classroom Lessons

Oct 13, 2021

• Hector Bojorquez • Knowledge is Power • October 13, 2021 • We urge all teachers to create classroom experiences that … read more

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IDRA Newsletter 2021 Index

Sep 30, 2021

September 2021 issue of the IDRA Newsletter – This issue’s focus: Redefining Discipline See PDF of this issue See overview … read more

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Stop the Bad; Do the Good – Hurting and Excluding Students Feeds the School-to-Prison Pipeline

Sep 29, 2021

• Morgan Craven, J.D. • IDRA Newsletter • September 2021 • I have worked on school discipline and policing issues … read more

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Schoolwide Restorative Justice Practices – A Guided Tour

Sep 29, 2021

• Paula N. Johnson, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • September 2021 • Public schools are increasingly adopting a restorative approach … read more

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School Districts with Higher Rates of Suspension Graduate Fewer Students – New IDRA Analysis Examines Texas Data

Sep 29, 2021

• Lola Solís • IDRA Newsletter • September 2021 • Exclusionary discipline practices in schools are those that result in … read more

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In Memoriam – Mr. Jesse S. Treviño

Sep 29, 2021

• IDRA Newsletter • September 2021 • It is with sadness that we share the news that Mr. Jesse S. … read more

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Tribute – Jesse S. Treviño

Sep 29, 2021

• Dr. María “Cuca” Robledo Montecel • IDRA Newsletter • September 2021 • Mr. Jesse Treviño served as chair of … read more

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Student Researchers Report on Struggles their Peers Face During COVID-19

Sep 27, 2021

• Jacqueline Campos, Monica Cruz, Alejo Peña Soto, Fatimah Rasul & Ana Ramón • IDRA Newsletter • August 2021 • … read more

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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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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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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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