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Coordinating Resources For Improved Achievement

Mar 05, 1997

• by Joseph F. Johnson, Jr. Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • March 1997 A teacher sighs in frustration as another group of students … read more

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Redesigning Federal Programs to Strengthen School’s Effectiveness

Mar 04, 1997

• by Dr. Gerald N. Tirozzi  • IDRA Newsletter • March 1997 As the assistant secretary for the U.S. Department of Education’s Office … read more

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Equal Access to Quality School Facilities

Mar 03, 1997

• by Roy Johnson, MA  • IDRA Newsletter • March 1997 In our nation’s schools today, teachers and students find themselves daily in … read more

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Property Tax Relief, Tax Equity and Funding Equalization

Mar 02, 1997

• by Albert Cortez, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • March 1997 In January, the governor of Texas announced his long awaited program to … read more

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A Successful Coordination of Funds and Programs Approach: Four Dimensions of the School Restructuring Process

Mar 01, 1997

• by Abelardo Villarreal, Ph.D. and Oanh H. Maroney  • IDRA Newsletter • March 1997 Federal education programs make it possible for local … read more

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The Analogy of the Amoeba

Feb 04, 1997

• by José A. Cárdenas, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • February 1997 I have been a professional educator since 1950, when I received … read more

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Equity and Excellence: Current Issues in the 75th Texas Legislative Session

Feb 03, 1997

• by Albert Cortez, Ph.D. and Anna Alicia Romero  • IDRA Newsletter • February 1997 In January, the Texas legislature began its 75th … read more

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Criteria for Diversity: THECB’s Advisory Committee Suggests New Criteria

Feb 02, 1997

• by Albert Cortez, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • February 1997 Achieving greater diversity within the student enrollment at colleges and universities has … read more

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A Measuring Stick for Standards and TEKS: Meeting the Needs of Second Language Learners

Feb 01, 1997

• by Laura Chris Green, Ph.D. and Adela Solis, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • February 1997 Educational reform initiatives in the 1990s have … read more

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Dr. Arturo Madrid Receives Prestigious NEH Award

Jan 05, 1997

• IDRA Newsletter • January 1997 Dr. Arturo Madrid received the Charles Frankel Prize presented by President Bill Clinton in a … read more

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The Whole School, The Whole Child

Jan 04, 1997

• by Elfida Gutierrez • IDRA Newsletter • January 1997 Editor’s Note: The following is excerpted from an interview of Mrs. Elfida Gutierrez, … read more

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IDRA’s Project FLAIR: Professional Development Model Addresses Literacy Development from a Schoolwide PerspectiveAIR

Jan 03, 1997

• by Rogelio López del Bosque, Ed.D. • IDRA Newsletter • January 1997 Schoolwide programs focus on the needs of students in high-poverty … read more

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A Different Kind of Will: Educational Equity and the School Reform Movement

Jan 02, 1997

• by Bradley Scott, MA • IDRA Newsletter • January 1997 This country is in a time of great change and flux. Nowhere … read more

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Schoolwide Projects: A Challenge for Administrators on Campuses with LEP Students

Jan 01, 1997

• by Abelardo Villarreal, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • January 1997 On a healthy body, a simple band-aid will help the healing of … read more

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IDRA Newsletter 1996 Index

Dec 19, 1996

November – December 1996 IDRA Newsletter Articles Berlin Walls of the Mind, W.S. White Bilingual Education is About Bridging and … read more

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Bilingual Education is About Bridging and Building

Nov 30, 1996

• by María Robledo Montecel, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • November – December 1996 •  Editor’s Note: Dr. Robledo Montecel delivered the … read more

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What is Science Literacy?

Nov 30, 1996

• by Joseph Vigil • IDRA Newsletter • November – December 1996 •  At the 1989 University of Nova commencement exercises, a marine … read more

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Top 10 Questions Parents Should Ask About Bilingual Education at their Child’s Campus

Nov 30, 1996

• by Abelardo Villarreal, Ph.D. and Adela Solis, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • November – December 1996 •  Parental involvement in education provides … read more

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Obstacles to Immigrant Parent Participation in Schools

Nov 30, 1996

• by Pam McCollum, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • November – December 1996 •  Educators are sensitive to charges that they fail … read more

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Berlin Walls of the Mind

Nov 30, 1996

• by William S. White • IDRA Newsletter • November – December 1996 •  The Berlin Wall. What does it mean to … read more

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