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Valuing Youth and Assuring that All Youth Count

Jul 31, 2018

• María “Cuca” Robledo Montecel, Ph.D., and Aurelio M. Montemayor, M.Ed. • IDRA Newsletter • June-July 2018 • IDRA at 45 Years: … read more

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InterAction with the Ecosystem – The IDRA Quality Schools Action Framework

Jul 31, 2018

by María “Cuca” Robledo Montecel, Ph.D., and Aurelio M. Montemayor, M.Ed.  • IDRA Newsletter • June-July 2018 • IDRA at 45 … read more

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Getting it Just Right! – Rigor and College Prep for All

May 24, 2018

• by Paula N. Johnson, M.A. • IDRA Newsletter • May 2018 • There is a challenge facing educators, policymakers, … read more

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Rural Districts Take a 24 Percent Hit in Algebra II Enrollment – IDRA Ready Texas Study Examines Texas HB5 Graduation Requirements

May 24, 2018

• by Hector Bojorquez • IDRA Newsletter • May 2018 • In 2013, the Texas Legislature established the foundation high … read more

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Locked Gates and Hurdles on the College Path

May 24, 2018

• by Aurelio M. Montemayor, M.Ed. • IDRA Newsletter • May 2018 • “Dearie, why don’t you just take a course … read more

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Call for Applications – 2018 IDRA José A. Cárdenas School Finance Fellows Program

May 24, 2018

IDRA is inviting research applications for the IDRA José A. Cárdenas School Finance Fellows Program. This will be the third … read more

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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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