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Let the Youth Speak for Themselves – Fostering Substantive Conversations and Advocacy in the Classroom

Mar 17, 2022

• Dr. Paula Johnson • IDRA Newsletter • March 2022 • Our goal as educators, parents and community members is … read more

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Families Celebrate Excellent Biliteracy Programs

Mar 17, 2022

• Aurelio M. Montemayor, M.Ed. & Alejandra Salazar Gonzalez • IDRA Newsletter • March 2022 • While biliteracy enhances students’ … read more

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An Introduction to Culturally Sustaining Practices in the Classroom

Mar 17, 2022

• Dr. Sulema Carreón-Sánchez • IDRA Newsletter • March 2022 • Culturally sustaining instruction is a research-based approach that links … read more

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Books Empower Us to Radically Hope

Mar 17, 2022

• Michelle Castillo, Ed.M. • Knowledge is Power • March 17, 2022 • Remarks at the March for Education on … read more

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“Equity” is Not Racism

Mar 17, 2022

• Dr. Paula Johnson • Knowledge is Power • March 17, 2022 • The current classroom censorship debate is taking … read more

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Students Speak Out Against Classroom Censorship

Mar 17, 2022

By Terrence Wilson, J.D.• Knowledge is Power • March 17, 2022 • Over the last two years, policymakers across the … read more

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Revolutionizing School Equity through Disaggregated Data

Mar 03, 2022

• Christina Quintanilla-Muñoz, M.Ed. • Knowledge is Power • March 3, 2021 • Part of the misleading conversations about “divisive” … read more

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Southern School Censorship News Round-up

Mar 03, 2022

• Morgan Craven, J.D. • Knowledge is Power • March 3, 2021 • In Virginia, the state Department of Education announced plans to eliminate … read more

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A Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing – The Attacks Against Equity through School Censorship and How Educators Can Still Teach the Truth

Feb 28, 2022

• Chloe Latham Sikes, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • February 2022 • Like others across the country, Texas K-12 schools … read more

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Playing Defense is Not Enough – Let’s Recommit to a Vision of Public Schools that Values Every Child, Every Educator, Every Community

Feb 28, 2022

• Michelle Castillo, Ed.M. • IDRA Newsletter • February 2022 • Since January 2021, we have seen at least 37 … read more

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Reclaiming the U.S. Constitution – Legal Considerations for Combatting Classroom Censorship Laws

Feb 28, 2022

• Paige Duggins-Clay, J.D. • IDRA Newsletter • February 2022 • The adoption of the 14th Amendment in 1868 represented our … read more

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New Advocacy Guide Shares Tips and Lessons from Classroom Censorship Fight

Feb 28, 2022

• Morgan Craven, J.D. • IDRA Newsletter • February 2022 • At IDRA, we advocate educational policies and practices that … read more

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Families Must be Centered in Education Policymaking, Not Used as Puppets

Feb 28, 2022

• IDRA Newsletter • February 2022 • The expertise and experiences of all families must be part of building excellent … read more

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Using Primary Resources as Points of Truth

Feb 17, 2022

• By Michelle Martínez Vega • Knowledge is Power • February, 2022 • The practice of using primary sources for teaching … read more

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Your Story Matters – Share How Classroom Censorship Laws are Impacting Your Community

Feb 17, 2022

• By Paige Duggins-Clay, J.D. • Knowledge is Power • February 17, 2022 • We invite you to help us … read more

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Students Testify Against Classroom Censorship in Georgia

Feb 17, 2022

• By Chloe Latham Sikes, Ph.D., & Irene Gomez, Ed.M. • Knowledge is Power • February, 2022 • Students in Georgia testified last week … read more

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Fighting Classroom Censorship in Georgia

Feb 03, 2022

• By Terrence Wilson, J.D. • Knowledge is Power • January 20, 2022 • Analysis of New Bills Over the last … read more

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Today’s Attacks on Students’ Civil Rights Echo Earlier Attacks on Bilingual Education

Feb 03, 2022

• By Lizdelia Piñón, Ed.D. • Knowledge is Power • February 3, 2022 • The current attack on curriculum and on … read more

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How Texas’ Newest Censorship Bill Applies to School Activities

Feb 03, 2022

• By Chloe Latham Sikes, Ph.D., & Irene Gomez, Ed.M. • Knowledge is Power • February 3, 2022 • New … read more

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Healing-Centered Engagement – Transforming Education in the Pandemic and Beyond

Jan 30, 2022

• Irene Gómez, Ed.M. • IDRA Newsletter • January 2022 • This time last year, like many students, I didn’t … read more

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