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Reactions to Brown Ruling Led to Breakdown in Teacher Diversity

May 17, 2023

By Makiah Lyons • Knowledge is Power • May 17, 2023 • Today marks the 69th anniversary of the Brown … read more

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IDRA Milestones Across Five Decades to Fulfill the Promise of Education that Every Student Deserves

May 01, 2023

• By Celina Moreno, J.D., María “Cuca” Robledo Montecel, Ph.D., Aurelio M. Montemayor, M.Ed. • IDRA Newsletter • April 2023 … read more

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IDRA Paths and Bridges ~ Caminos y Puentes de IDRA

May 01, 2023

• A poem by Aurelio Montemayor, IDRA’s longest-serving staff member • IDRA Newsletter • April 2023 • Amidst the challenges … read more

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One Mission, Many Paths – 50 Years of Transforming Education by Putting Children First

May 01, 2023

• By Celina Moreno, J.D., María “Cuca” Robledo Montecel, Ph.D., Aurelio M. Montemayor, M.Ed. • IDRA Newsletter • April 2023 … read more

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Families Insist on Equitable School Funding – Rodríguez v. San Antonio ISD Ruling 50 Years Ago Has Lasting Effects

Mar 20, 2023

• By Christie L. Goodman, APR • IDRA Newsletter • March 2023 • Demetrio Rodríguez, lead parent plaintiff in the … read more

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How to Know if Your District Needs an Equity Audit

Mar 20, 2023

• By Hector Bojorquez • IDRA Newsletter • March 2023 • Public education is currently facing significant challenges, with many … read more

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MAS Springs Youthfully – Teacher and Student Advocacy of Mexican American Studies

Mar 20, 2023

• By Aurelio M. Montemayor, M.Ed. • IDRA Newsletter • March 2023 • In a climate where the clouds of … read more

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Bilingual Special Education Certification is One Step Closer in Texas

Feb 28, 2023

• By Lizdelia Piñón, Ed.D • IDRA Newsletter • February 2023 • The Bilingual Special Education Educator Standards Advisory Committee … read more

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Dual Credit Programs Give Students a Fighting Chance to Access and Succeed in College

Feb 28, 2023

• By Steve Kemgang • IDRA Newsletter • February 2023 • A college education is one of the best ways to … read more

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Georgia Students Deserve a 21st Century Education for the Multicultural and Multilingual Future

Feb 28, 2023

• By Jonathan Peraza Campos, M.S. • IDRA Newsletter • February 2023 • Georgia’s public schools now serve the seventh largest … read more

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Traditional School Discipline is Harmful for All

Feb 28, 2023

• By Alisha “Tuff” Tuff • IDRA Newsletter • February 2023 • Across the country, student learning often is interrupted by … read more

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Remove Obstacles to Ethnic Studies for Georgia Students

Feb 28, 2023

• By Ruth Youn • IDRA Newsletter •  February 2023 • Ethnic studies courses positively influence the trajectory of a student’s … read more

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What to Expect from Bids to Take Public Money Out of Public Schools

Feb 28, 2023

• By Diana Long • IDRA Newsletter • February 2023 • Public schools have become the target of censorship attacks and … read more

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The Power of Music – A Reflection for Black History Month

Feb 26, 2023

• Alisha “Tuff” Tuff • Knowledge is Power • February 16, 2023 • In preschool, I went to a school … read more

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Texas Lawmakers Propose Laws to Support Black Students, History and Heritage

Feb 26, 2023

• Chloe Latham Sikes• Knowledge is Power • February 16, 2023 • HB 45/SB 248 – This bill would make ethnic studies, … read more

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Georgia General Assembly Considers Legislation that Would Support Students

Feb 26, 2023

• Terrence Wilson • Knowledge is Power • February 16, 2023 • Some truly terrible bills have been filed in … read more

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Bans on Black Literature and Learning are Nothing New – State Lawmakers Must Reject Calls to Reinstate Antebellum-era Policies

Feb 24, 2023

By Paige Duggins-Clay, J.D. • Knowledge is Power • February 24, 2023 • When the Constitution was drafted in 1787, … read more

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Black History through Music, Art, Song & Dance

Feb 24, 2023

By Terrence Wilson, J.D.• Knowledge is Power • February 24, 2023 • When I think about Black History Month when … read more

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33 Years Later, Tough on Crime Still Bad for Students

Feb 24, 2023

By Makiah Lyons • Knowledge is Power • February 24, 2023 • This month marks the 33rd anniversary of the … read more

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It Takes a Village to Change the World

Feb 24, 2023

By Steve Kemgang • Knowledge is Power • February 24, 2023 • Every year, Black History month presents an opportunity … read more

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