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Improving Student Performance: Study Identifies Better Approach

Oct 30, 1994

• by María “Cuca” Robledo Montecel, Ph.D., Josie Danini Supik, M.A., and José A. Cárdenas, Ed.D. • IDRA Newsletter • October 1994 … read more

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The Coca-Cola Valued Youth Program: An Idea That Works

Oct 30, 1994

• by Josie Danini Supik, M.A. • IDRA Newsletter • October 1994 •  Ten years ago, 100 high school students began walking … read more

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Recipe for Success

Sep 30, 1994

• by Mercedes Gonzalez Ramos, M.A. • IDRA Newsletter • September 1994 •  Almost two years ago, a small school district in … read more

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Ethnicity and School Performance in Bexar County

Aug 30, 1994

• by María “Cuca” Robledo Montecel, Ph.D.,and José A. Cárdenas, Ed.D. • IDRA Newsletter • August 1994 •  School Performance How well … read more

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School Choice: Choices for Whom? Promises and Panaceas

Aug 30, 1994

• by María “Cuca” Robledo Montecel, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • August 1994 •  As legislative sessions draw near, debates get louder. … read more

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School Choice: Limited Choices for Minority and the Poor

Aug 05, 1994

• by Roy Lee Johnson, M.S. • IDRA Newsletter • August 1994 •  In September 1958, I entered the first grade of … read more

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In Search of a Label: A Commentary on School Choice

Aug 05, 1994

• by Bradley Scott, M.A. • IDRA Newsletter • August 1994 •  There is no doubt that our public schools are in … read more

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Rio Grande City: A Case Study in TAAS Performance

Aug 05, 1994

• by María “Cuca” Robledo Montecel, Ph.D., Mercedes G. Ramos, M.A., and José A. Cárdenas, Ed.D. • IDRA Newsletter • August 1994 … read more

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The Fifty Most Memorable Quotes in School Finance

May 30, 1994

• by José Cárdenas, Ed.D. • IDRA Newsletter • May 1994 •  After twenty-five years as an active proponent of school finance … read more

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IDRA Newsletter 1993 Index

Dec 31, 1993

November- December 1993 IDRA Newsletter Articles “Education reform: Schools need a new attitude,” by José A. Cárdenas, Ph.D. “Portfolios in … read more

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Portfolios in Secondary ESL Classroom Assessment: Bringing it All Together

Nov 02, 1993

• by Adela Solís, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • November-December 1993 From our experience in the field, IDRA staff can tell you that … read more

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Education Reform: Schools Need A New Attitude

Nov 01, 1993

• by José A. Cárdenas, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • November-December 1993 The massive underperformance of large segments of the school population cries … read more

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ESL Strategies: What Works in Second Language Instruction

Sep 02, 1993

• by Rosa Flores, M.Ed. • IDRA Newsletter • September 1993 It is often said that the best way to develop students? English … read more

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Current Problems in Bilingual Education: Part II

Sep 01, 1993

• by José Cárdenas, Ed.D. • IDRA Newsletter • September 1993 Lack of Bilingual Teacher Training In the late 1960s it was common … read more

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Current Problems in Bilingual Education: Part I

Aug 01, 1993

• by José Cárdenas, Ed.D. • IDRA Newsletter • August 1993 In casual conversations, as well as in formal presentations, persons who are … read more

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