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Equitable Education Policies in the U.S. South Can Push the Country Toward Education Justice

Jan 30, 2022

• Terrence Wilson, J.D., and Chloe Latham Sikes, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • January 2022 • The U.S. South is … read more

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Parents Urge Schools to Enrich, Not Exclude

Jan 30, 2022

• Aurelio M. Montemayor, M.Ed. • IDRA Newsletter • January 2022 • News stories in recent months have shown parents … read more

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In Memoriam – James David Lehmann, Sr.

Jan 30, 2022

• IDRA Newsletter • January 2022 • Mr. James David Lehmann, Sr., a former long-time member of the IDRA Board … read more

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Organizing Against Classroom Censorship

Jan 20, 2022

• By Michelle Castillo, Ed.M. • Knowledge is Power • January 20, 2022 • Schools have once again been reluctantly … read more

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

Jan 20, 2022

• IDRA Statement • Knowledge is Power • January 20, 2022 • All families must be part of building excellent … read more

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New Advocacy Guide: Lessons Learned from our Classroom Censorship Advocacy

Jan 20, 2022

• Knowledge is Power • January 20, 2022 • IDRA’s research, training and policy advocacy work centers the principle that … read more

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The Importance of Teaching All Truths (Lesson Plan Part 2)

Jan 20, 2022

• By Hector Bojorquez • Knowledge is Power • January 20, 2022 • In a previous Knowledge is Power edition, … read more

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IDRA Newsletter 2021 Index

Dec 16, 2021

November-December 2021 issue of the IDRA Newsletter – This issue’s focus: School Leadership See PDF of this issue See overview … read more

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Communities List their Priorities for Federal Funds to Build Supportive Schools

Dec 16, 2021

By Morgan Craven, J.D. • Knowledge is Power • December 15, 2021 • IDRA hosted a policy series this year … read more

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War on Obscenity is Classroom Censorship on Another Front

Dec 16, 2021

By Mikayla Arciaga, M.A.Ed. • Knowledge is Power • December 15, 2021 • Some policymakers are organizing their classroom censorship … read more

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Strategies for School Leaders to Melt the Chilling Effects of Bad Education Policy

Dec 15, 2021

• Chloe Latham Sikes, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • November-December 2021 • School leaders are no strangers to high-pressure situations. … read more

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Preview of IDRA’s 36th Annual Texas Public School Attrition Study – A First Look at the Pandemic’s Effect on Attrition Rates

Dec 14, 2021

• Roy Johnson, M.S. • IDRA Newsletter • November-December 2021 • Conclusive evidence of the extent of the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact … read more

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Priorities and Recommendations for the 2022 Georgia Legislative Session

Dec 14, 2021

• Terrence Wilson, J.D., & Mikayla Arciaga, M.A.Ed. • IDRA Newsletter • November-December 2021 • IDRA works throughout the U.S. … read more

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The Art of Reflection for School Leaders

Dec 14, 2021

• Nilka Avilés, Ed.D. • IDRA Newsletter • November-December 2021 • Reflection is part of the learning process by engaging … read more

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The Importance of Teaching All Truths (Part 1)

Dec 02, 2021

By Hector Bojorquez • Knowledge is Power • December 2, 2021 • There has never been a time in U.S. … read more

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Get Involved in Changes to the Texas Social Studies Standards

Dec 02, 2021

By Chloe Latham-Sikes, Ph.D. • Knowledge is Power • December 2, 2021 • The Texas Education Agency needs input and … read more

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Georgia School Leaders Provide Counter Measures to Classroom Censorship Efforts

Dec 02, 2021

By Terrence Wilson, J.D.• Knowledge is Power • December 2, 2021 • School censorship laws and policies swept throughout the … read more

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Show Us Your… Books? The Latest Texas Efforts to Censor Classrooms

Nov 18, 2021

• Chloe Latham Sikes, Ph.D. • Knowledge is Power • November 18, 2021 • The Texas censorship bills have been … read more

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Using Project-Based Learning and STEAM to Engage Students During the Pandemic – Highlights of IDRA EAC-South Assistance to Metro Nashville Public Schools

Oct 28, 2021

• by Paula N. Johnson, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • October 2021 • It all began with a spark! Metro … read more

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Students Don’t Need Old-Style Remediation – Accelerated Instruction Helps Students Both Reconnect and Excel

Oct 28, 2021

• by Hector Bojorquez • IDRA Newsletter • October 2021 • As students came back to school this fall, a … read more

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