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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

Jun 27, 2017

Jun 2017

• by Kristin Grayson, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • June-July 2017 • Teachers and administrators may feel overwhelmed by the … read more

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Jun 27, 2017

Jun 2017

• by Karmen Rouland, Ph.D., Susan Shaffer and Phoebe Schlanger • IDRA Newsletter • June-July 2017 • Editor’s Note: The … read more

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May 25, 2017

May 2017

• by Christie L. Goodman, APR • IDRA Newsletter • May 2017 •  We often hear that strong parent involvement makes … read more

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May 25, 2017

May 2017

By David Hinojosa, J.D., IDRA Newsletter, May 2017 As the use of social media and cell phones continues to expand … read more

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May 25, 2017

May 2017

by Aurelio M. Montemayor, M.Ed., IDRA Newsletter, May 2017 With a new grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, IDRA is … read more

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Apr 30, 2017

Apr 2017

In recognition of University of Houston-Downtown President Emeritus Max Castillo’s service on the IDRA board of directors and to higher … read more

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Apr 30, 2017

Apr 2017

by Desiree Carver-Thomas and Kristin Grayson, Ph.D., IDRA Newsletter, April 2017 Schools nationwide are struggling to hire a teacher workforce … read more

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Apr 30, 2017

Apr 2017

by Pamela Higgins Harris, Susan Shaffer & Phoebe Schlanger, IDRA Newsletter, April 2017 Editor’s Note: The IDRA EAC-South provides technical … read more

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Apr 30, 2017

Apr 2017

By David Hinojosa, J.D., and Erica Frankenberg, Ed.D., IDRA Newsletter, April 2017 As many schools across America have re-segregated along … read more

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Mar 28, 2017

Mar 2017

by Mark Barnett  • IDRA Newsletter • March 2017 • Adopting project based learning was a primary goal of Principal … read more

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Mar 28, 2017

Mar 2017

By Aurelio M. Montemayor, M.Ed., Bronce Yahir Márquez, Andrea Guadalupe Guzmán and Litzy Castro • IDRA Newsletter • March 2017 … read more

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Mar 28, 2017

Mar 2017

by Mark Barnett • IDRA Newsletter • March 2017 • Did you know that a vast proportion of the Internet is … read more

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Feb 28, 2017

Feb 2017

• by David Hinojosa, J.D. • IDRA Newsletter • February 2017 • As Texas continues to graduate a more diverse group of students … read more

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Feb 28, 2017

Feb 2017

by DeShawn Preston, Ph.D. Candidate, & Amanda E. Assalone, Ph.D. Editor’s Note: The IDRA EAC-South provides technical assistance and training … read more

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Feb 28, 2017

Feb 2017

by Sofía Bahena, Ed.D. School-age children in the United States are growing up in an environment that is increasingly hostile … read more

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Feb 28, 2017

Feb 2017

As schools are registering students for the next school year, this alert is a reminder that public schools, by law, … read more

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Jan 31, 2017

Jan 2017

by Aurelio M. Montemayor, M.Ed. Given the current challenges in public education and the critical need that our public schools … read more

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Jan 31, 2017

Jan 2017

• by María “Cuca” Robledo Montecel, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • January 2017 “Look to your left… Look to your right… Look … read more

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Dec 31, 2016

Dec 2016

Go to the main IDRA Newsletter page November-December 2016 IDRA Newsletter – Principal Leadership “The challenge before us is not … read more

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Dec 30, 2016

Dec 2016

• by Nilka Avilés, Ed.D. • IDRA Newsletter • November-December 2016 • The school principal is central to providing an equitable … read more

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