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IDRA Newsletter 2018 Index

May 23, 2018

November-December 2018 IDRA Newsletter – This month’s focus: Commemorative Issue See PDF of this issue See overview for easy sharing Articles … read more

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The Link between Institutional Grit and Non-cognitive Skills

Apr 30, 2018

• by Hector Bojorquez • IDRA Newsletter • April 2018 • The education research and practice community is anxiously looking toward “the … read more

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Institutionalized Discrimination… Does it Exist in Your School?

Apr 30, 2018

• by David Hinojosa, J.D. • IDRA Newsletter • April 2018 • Despite much progress over the years in striking down various … read more

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In-grade Retention National Trends and Civil Rights Concerns

Apr 30, 2018

• by Paula N. Johnson, M.A. • IDRA Newsletter • April 2018 • Retaining students is a costly intervention that research shows is … read more

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Texas Graduation Requirements and Opportunities – IDRA’s New Parent Involvement Tool for School Districts

Apr 30, 2018

• Aurelio M. Montemayor, M.Ed. • IDRA Newsletter • April 2018 • In the summer of 2013, the Texas Legislature weakened the … read more

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Resources from the 20th Annual IDRA La Semana del Niño Parent Institute™

Apr 30, 2018

• IDRA Newsletter • April 2018 • Our 20th Annual IDRA La Semana del Niño Parent Institute earlier this month … read more

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School Leaders Create Culture of Equity and Success

Mar 29, 2018

• Nilka Avilés, Ed.D. • IDRA Newsletter • March 2018 • Transforming schools requires looking at the context of the system and … read more

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Addressing “Ecological Shock” – Supporting Refugee Students in School

Mar 29, 2018

• Kristin Grayson, Ph.D., and Hannah Sung • IDRA Newsletter • March 2018 • Imagine you are a student sitting in … read more

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Schools’ Duty to Educate English Learner Immigrant and Migrant Students

Mar 29, 2018

• Kristin Grayson, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • March 2018 • English learners in our schools are a vastly diverse … read more

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New Infographic – Immigrant Students’ Rights to Attend Public Schools

Mar 29, 2018

• IDRA Newsletter • March 2018 • As schools are registering students for the next school year, IDRA is releasing … read more

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Latest IDRA Parent Involvement Tool Focuses on Keeping Public Money in Public Schools

Mar 29, 2018

• Aurelio M. Montemayor, M.Ed. • IDRA Newsletter • March 2018 • Last year, three grandmothers whose children graduated from public … read more

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Sexual Harassment – Safe Learning Environments for All Students

Feb 28, 2018

• Michelle Martínez Vega • IDRA Newsletter • February 2018 • This is a pivotal moment in American culture. The … read more

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School-Based Strategies for Supporting Girls in Technology – With Perspectives from a 14-Year-Old Coder

Feb 28, 2018

• Christie L. Goodman, APR • IDRA Newsletter • February 2018 • There are many reasons for schools to actively … read more

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Equity and Justice for LGBTQ Students – Teacher Responsibilities

Feb 28, 2018

• Aurelio M. Montemayor, M.Ed., and Michelle Martínez Vega • IDRA Newsletter • February 2018 • Teachers inspire and protect … read more

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Second Installment of IDRA’s New Parent Involvement Tools for School Districts

Feb 28, 2018

• Aurelio M. Montemayor, M.Ed. • IDRA Newsletter • February 2018 • As the 20th Annual IDRA La Semana del … read more

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Integrating the Assets of Social Justice Principles to Transform Schools

Jan 31, 2018

• Nilka Avilés, Ed.D., and Hector Bojorquez • IDRA Newsletter • January 2018 • Creating a just society, based on the values … read more

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How Using Restorative Practices Can Prevent Exclusionary Discipline Issues

Jan 31, 2018

• Kristin Grayson, Ph.D., and Paula Johnson, M.A. • IDRA Newsletter • January 2018 • Removing students from the school setting for … read more

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ESSA Requirements for Schools and Parent Involvement – New Tool for School Districts

Jan 31, 2018

• by Aurelio M. Montemayor, M.Ed. • IDRA Newsletter • January 2018 • Last year in April, IDRA held its … read more

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Texas Charter School System Suffers Low Graduation Rates

Jan 31, 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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The Power of Partnerships in the Pursuit of Leadership Development to Transform Schools

Dec 07, 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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