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How Transformational Leaders Develop a Growth Mindset for Student Success

Dec 07, 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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Leadership for ESL Teacher Recruitment and Retention

Dec 07, 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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What People are Saying about IDRA’s STAARS Leaders Project

Dec 07, 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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IDRA Establishes Scholarship Endowment in Honor of Dr. Ricardo R. Fernández, Lehman College President Emeritus

Dec 07, 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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Partnerships, Not Push Outs – Collaboration is Critical to Dealing with Disparities

Oct 24, 2017

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

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Texas Public School Attrition Study, 2016-17 – High School Attrition Returns to 24 Percent After One Year Bump

Oct 24, 2017

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

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Supporting LGBTQ Students Faced with Sexual & Gender Harassment

Oct 24, 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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Commemoration of Delgado vs. Bastrop Case that Ended Legal Segregation of Mexican Americans in Texas

Oct 24, 2017

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

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Tying the Knot Between School Finance Policy and Serving All Students

Sep 21, 2017

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

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Investing in Early Childhood Education Programs Yields High Returns

Sep 21, 2017

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

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Coca-Cola Valued Youth Program Winning Essay – Ana Luisa Valenzuela

Sep 21, 2017

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

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Semillitas de Aprendizaje Early Childhood Bilingual Literacy Development

Sep 21, 2017

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

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Three Critical Areas of Professional Development for Teaching in 21st Century Classrooms

Aug 10, 2017

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

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Backward Planning – How Assessment Impacts Teaching and Learning

Aug 10, 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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Immigrant Students’ Rights to Attend Public Schools – School Opening Alert 2017

Aug 10, 2017

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

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IDRA Newsletter 2017 Index

Jun 29, 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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Student Data Tracking – Taking a Closer Look at Privacy

Jun 27, 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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Six Young Tutors Win 2017 National Essay Contest Awards

Jun 27, 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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Data to Measure an Effective Instructional Context for Secondary Level Newcomers and English Learners

Jun 27, 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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Community and School Use of Data for College Readiness and Postsecondary Success

Jun 27, 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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