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Latest issue of the IDRA Newsletter – This month’s focus: Fair Discipline

“IDRA will continue to work with our allies in the civil rights community to protect students and strengthen education by drawing on our unique ability to bridge policy, with practice, with teacher and principal training, and, most importantly, with community engagement, because families must be at the table.”                           

– Celina Moreno, J.D., IDRA President &CEO

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Articles

Federal School Safety Commission Recommendations Could Lead to Less Safe Schools, by Morgan Craven, J.D.

Three Approaches for Dismantling Discriminatory Discipline in Schools, by Paula N. Johnson, Ph.D., & José A. Velázquez, M.Ed.

Discipline Policies Must Not Come at the Expense of Any Group of Students, by Morgan Craven, J.D.

Restorative Practices – Informal and Formal Processes for Addressing Behavior, by Paula N. Johnson, Ph.D.

Extras

Principles for School Safety, Privacy and Equity

In Memoriam – Mr. William Acosta

Jan 31, 2018

Jan 2018

• by María “Cuca” Robledo Montecel, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • January 2018 • The Class of 2016 saw Graduation Rates of … read more

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Dec 07, 2017

Dec 2017

• by Nilka Avilés, Ed.D., Joanelda De León, Ed.D., and Jesse Jay McNeil, Ed.D. • IDRA Newsletter • November-December 2017 … read more

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Dec 07, 2017

Dec 2017

• by Nilka Avilés, Ed.D., Gerald Sharp, M.A., & Kristin Grayson, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • November-December 2017 • We … read more

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Dec 07, 2017

Dec 2017

• by Kristin Grayson, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • November-December 2017 • As the numbers of English learners continue to … read more

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Dec 07, 2017

Dec 2017

• IDRA Newsletter • November-December 2017 • IDRA’s School TurnAround and Reenergizing for Success (STAARS) Leaders project is a unique … read more

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Dec 07, 2017

Dec 2017

• IDRA Newsletter • November-December 2017 • In recognition of Dr. Ricardo R. Fernández’s service on the IDRA board of … read more

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Oct 24, 2017

Oct 2017

• by Paula Johnson, M.A. • IDRA Newsletter • October 2017 • October is National Dropout Prevention Month. Two out … read more

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Oct 24, 2017

Oct 2017

• by Roy L. Johnson, M.S. • IDRA Newsletter • October 2017 • Over the past five years, the overall … read more

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Oct 24, 2017

Oct 2017

• by Susan Shaffer and Phyllis Lerner • IDRA Newsletter • October 2017 • Editor’s Note: The IDRA EAC-South provides technical … read more

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Oct 24, 2017

Oct 2017

• IDRA Newsletter • October 2017 • IDRA joined former state Sen. Gonzalo Barrientos Jr. and many others recently at … read more

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Sep 21, 2017

Sep 2017

• by David G. Hinojosa, J.D. • IDRA Newsletter • September 2017 • For several decades, debates have dominated statehouses … read more

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Sep 21, 2017

Sep 2017

• by Paula Johnson, M.A. • IDRA Newsletter • September 2017 • Numerous studies have confirmed the positive effects of … read more

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Sep 21, 2017

Sep 2017

• by Ana Luisa Valenzuela • IDRA Newsletter • September 2017 • Editor’s Note: IDRA sponsored a national essay competition … read more

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Sep 21, 2017

Sep 2017

• IDRA Newsletter • September 2017 • Supplemental Early Childhood Curriculum & Training Semillitas de Aprendizaje is a bilingual (Spanish/English) … read more

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Aug 10, 2017

Aug 2017

• by Paula Johnson, M.A. • IDRA Newsletter • August 2017 • 21st Century Learning Classrooms designed for 21st century … read more

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Aug 10, 2017

Aug 2017

• by Nilka Avilés, Ed.D., and Kristin Grayson, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • August 2017 • Assessments are a critical … read more

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Aug 10, 2017

Aug 2017

• IDRA Newsletter • August 2017  • This alert is a reminder that public schools, by law, must serve all … read more

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Jun 29, 2017

Jun 2017

Go to the main IDRA Newsletter page November-December 2017 IDRA Newsletter – Principal Leadership “IDRA research and work with schools … read more

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Jun 27, 2017

Jun 2017

• by Mark Barnett • IDRA Newsletter • June-July 2017 • According to the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), one-third of … read more

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Jun 27, 2017

Jun 2017

IDRA Coca-Cola Valued Youth Program Tutors Share Stories of the Program’s Impact on Their Lives • by IDRA • IDRA … read more

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