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Latest issue of the IDRA Newsletter – This month’s focus: The Census Effect

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Articles

The 2020 Census is Here – Schools Should be Active, by Bricio Vasquez, Ph.D.

President’s Proposed Federal Budget Would Cut Education Funding and Programs, by Morgan Craven, J.D.

Watching the Courts as They Consider the Next Voucher Case, by Morgan Craven, J.D.

What Schools Can Do for the 2020 Census Effort

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Everyone Counts – 2020 Census

 

 

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Characteristics of College-Focused Schools

May 29, 2019

 • by Nilka Avilés, Ed.D. • IDRA Newsletter • May 2019 • The platitude “College is not for everyone” often elicits … read more

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Current Proposals for Texas’ Investment in English Learners Still Not Enough

Apr 30, 2019

• by Morgan Craven, J.D. • IDRA Newsletter • April 2019 • Since 1981, Texas has had one of the … read more

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Fixing Asset-Based Early Childhood Education

Apr 30, 2019

• by Hector Bojorquez • IDRA Newsletter • April 2019 • In teacher training sessions across the country, teachers repeatedly ponder … read more

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Building Culturally-Relevant Libraries for Young Learners

Apr 30, 2019

• by Nilka Avilés, Ed.D., and José A. Velázquez, M.Ed. • IDRA Newsletter • April 2019 • Children are attracted to … read more

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Three Approaches for Dismantling Discriminatory Discipline in Schools

Apr 08, 2019

• by Paula N. Johnson, Ph.D., & José A. Velázquez, M.Ed. • IDRA Newsletter • March 2019 • Schools across … read more

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Federal School Safety Commission Recommendations Could Lead to Less Safe Schools

Apr 08, 2019

• by Morgan Craven, J.D. • IDRA Newsletter • March 2019 • In response to the violent school shooting in … read more

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Discipline Policies Must Not Come at the Expense of Any Group of Students

Apr 08, 2019

• by Morgan Craven, J.D. • IDRA Newsletter • March 2019 • Recently, a federal judge ruled that the U.S. … read more

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Restorative Practices – Informal and Formal Processes for Addressing Behavior

Apr 08, 2019

• by Paula N. Johnson, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • March 2019 • Traditional discipline in schools often excludes students … read more

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In Memoriam – Mr. William Acosta

Apr 08, 2019

• IDRA Newsletter • March 2019 • Mr. William Acosta, a member of the IDRA Board of Directors for 22 … read more

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IDRA Newsletter 2019 Index

Mar 01, 2019

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

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New IDRA CEO Carries on IDRA’s Legacy and Future

Feb 28, 2019

• by Celina Moreno, J.D. • IDRA Newsletter • February 2019 • For almost half a century, IDRA has promoted equal … read more

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Meet Morgan Craven – IDRA’s National Director of Policy

Feb 28, 2019

• IDRA Newsletter • February 2019 • This year, the IDRA Newsletter will continue to highlight our staff’s varied and … read more

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Red Flags Wave in Proposed Changes to Title IX – Gender Equity in Schools Needs Diligence not Relaxation

Feb 28, 2019

• by Aurelio M. Montemayor, M.Ed. • IDRA Newsletter • February 2019 • A young woman walking across a college campus … read more

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Office for Civil Rights Data Reveals Patterns of Inequity

Jan 30, 2019

• by Bricio Vasquez, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • January 2019 • Creating equitable access to educational opportunities is a calculated … read more

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Using Data to Uncover Facts for Strengthening Education

Jan 30, 2019

• by Bricio Vasquez, Ph.D., and Hector Bojorquez • IDRA Newsletter • January 2019 • In education, there are plenty of … read more

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Family Leadership in Education Projects… and the Data that Drives Them

Jan 30, 2019

• by Aurelio M. Montemayor, M.Ed. • IDRA Newsletter • January 2019 • When working with families on education issues, it … read more

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Corazón – A Poem for María “Cuca” Robledo Montecel

Jan 30, 2019

• by Laurie Posner, MPA,  • IDRA Newsletter • January 2019 • On the occasion of Dr. Robledo Montecel’s retirement, … read more

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A Tribute to Dr. María “Cuca” Robledo Montecel – Crossing Borders with Faith, Courage, Insight & Persistence

Dec 11, 2018

• by Aurelio M. Montemayor, M.Ed. • IDRA Newsletter • November-December 2018 • Ismael and Paula Robledo crossed borders. They … read more

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Commencement Address – Our Lady of the Lake University, May 7, 2015

Dec 11, 2018

• by María “Cuca” Robledo Montecel, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • November-December 2018 • It is a great honor to … read more

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The Quotable Dr. María “Cuca” Robledo Montecel

Dec 11, 2018

• Dr. María “Cuca” Robledo Montecel • IDRA Newsletter • November-December 2018 • “Our future depends on us having an … read more

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