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IDRA Newsletter 2022 Index

Jul 30, 2022

June-July 2022 issue of the IDRA Newsletter – This issue’s focus: Strengthening School Safety See PDF of this issue See … read more

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The Facts about School-based Police

Jul 29, 2022

• By Morgan Craven, J.D. • IDRA Newsletter • June-July 2022 • We do not need police in our schools. Despite … read more

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A Policy Roadmap – School Safety for All Students

Jul 29, 2022

• By Makiah Lyons, Paige Duggins-Clay, J.D., & Morgan Craven, J.D. • IDRA Newsletter • June-July 2022 • Schools should … read more

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Alternative Responses to Student Behavior – Steps for Teachers, Administrators and School Staff

Jul 29, 2022

• By Paula Johnson, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • June-July 2022 • As much as we care for our students, … read more

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Community Advocates Push Back as Georgia Legislature Targets Vulnerable Students

May 30, 2022

• By Mikayla Arciaga, M.A.Ed. • IDRA Newsletter • May 2022 • The Georgia General Assembly concluded the second session … read more

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Update on Texas Education Policy Priorities – What to Watch and Where to Engage for Educational Equity

May 30, 2022

• By Chloe Latham Sikes, Ph.D., Monica Obregon, & Darlissa Villanueva • IDRA Newsletter • May 2022 • The Texas … read more

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IDRA’s Core Principles Influence Federal Advocacy

May 30, 2022

• By Morgan Craven, J.D. • IDRA Newsletter • May 2022 • For almost 50 years, IDRA has been at the … read more

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IDRA and ARISE Adelante Partner to Make Texas School Funding System More Clear to Families

May 30, 2022

• By Chloe Latham Sikes, Ph.D., & Aurelio M. Montemayor, M.Ed. • IDRA Newsletter • May 2022 • Families are … read more

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Letters Demand Books Returned to Shelves in Four School Districts

May 05, 2022

• By Paige Duggins-Clay, J.D. • Knowledge is Power • May 5, 2022 • IDRA wholeheartedly signed on to letters … read more

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What is in Georgia’s Classroom Censorship Law

May 05, 2022

• Knowledge is Power • May 5, 2022 • One week ago, Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signed the state’s new … read more

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Being a Culturally Curious Educator Supports Positive Mental Health for Students

Apr 29, 2022

• By Mia Covarrubias • IDRA Newsletter • April 2022 • As a future school counselor, I know when school … read more

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Lessons Learned from Principals on Valuing, Safeguarding and Healing Students

Apr 29, 2022

• By Aurelio M. Montemayor, M.Ed. • IDRA Newsletter • April 2022 • School principals balance many skills, demands and … read more

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Four Leverage Points for Culturally Sustaining Practices

Apr 29, 2022

• By Paula Johnson, Ph.D., and Hector Bojorquez • IDRA Newsletter • April 2022 • In our work, particularly through … read more

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Why Emergent Bilingual Education Needs Equity-Centered Pedagogies

Apr 29, 2022

• By Dr. Lizdelia Piñón • IDRA Newsletter • April 2022 • As I worked toward earning my education administration … read more

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The Power of Student Activism Today Draws from 50 Years Ago

Apr 22, 2022

• By Aurelio M. Montemayor, M.Ed. • Knowledge is Power • April 22, 2022 • Families are reeling from the … read more

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Using Textured Teaching in the Culturally Sustaining Classroom

Apr 22, 2022

• By Stephanie Garcia, Ph.D. & Dr. Lizdelia Piñón • Knowledge is Power • April 22, 2022 • Teachers who … read more

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Georgia Assembly Approves Classroom Censorship

Apr 22, 2022

• By Terrence Wilson, J.D. • Knowledge is Power • April 22, 2022 • Georgia became another of many southern states to … read more

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Women’s History is U.S. History

Mar 23, 2022

• By Stephanie Garcia, Ph.D. & Dr. Lizdelia Piñón • IDRA Learning Goes On • The pandemic has proven to … read more

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Realizing Our Common Humanity – Restorative Practices Can Build and Strengthen Relationships in Post-Pandemic Schools

Mar 23, 2022

By Paige Duggins-Clay, J.D. • Learning Goes On  • March 23, 2022 • A foundational belief of restorative justice in … read more

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The Innovation of Translanguaging Pedagogy Enables Students to Use All of Their Tools

Mar 21, 2022

• By Dr. Lizdelia Piñón • IDRA Newsletter • March 21, 2022 • On a rainy Monday morning in Chicago … read more

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