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Teachers and Instructional Technology: Wise or Foolish Choices

Nov 01, 1995

• by Laura Chris Green, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • November-December 1995 In 1911, Thomas Edison, inventor of the magic lantern, predicted that … read more

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Why Bilingual Education is Important to Me

Aug 02, 1995

• IDRA Newsletter • August 1995 Each of these essays was among the top three winners in the 1994 National Association … read more

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Blessed With Bilingual Brains: Is it a Fact or a False Belief?

Aug 01, 1995

• by Frank Gonzales, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • August 1995 The recent Oscar-nominee movie, Nell, with Jodie Foster in the title role, … read more

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Grading LEP Students: Developing Sound Practice

May 01, 1995

• by Adela Solís, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • May 1995 Grading and report cards are the tools by which school districts have … read more

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Parents As First Teachers: Creating An Enriched Home Learning Environment

Apr 01, 1995

• by Abelardo Villarreal, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • April 1995 By the end of the first semester of second grade, Emilio was … read more

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Preventing Sexual Harassment in Schools: A Pro-active Agenda

Mar 02, 1995

• by Michaela Penny-Velázquez, M.A. • IDRA Newsletter • March 1995 Sexual harassment is a problem that occurs in schools throughout the nation, … read more

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Declaration: Children First

Mar 01, 1995

• IDRA Newsletter • March 1995 In January of 1995, to the dismay of poor school districts in Texas and of … read more

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Teaching Content Subjects to LEP Students: 20 Tips for Teachers

Feb 02, 1995

• by Frank Gonzales, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • February 1995 A major goal of mathematics and science instruction is to develop students’ … read more

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Accelerating Content Area Gains for English Language Learners

Feb 01, 1995

• by Laura Chris Green, Ph.D. • IDRA Newsletter • February 1995 The ability of any nation to compete successfully in a global … read more

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The Fourth Generation of Desegregation and Civil Rights

Jan 02, 1995

• by Bradley Scott, M.A. • IDRA Newsletter • January 1995 In the September 1990 issue of the IDRA Newsletter my article, “In … read more

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Bilingual Intelligence Testing

Jan 01, 1995

• by José A. Cárdenas, Ed.D. • IDRA Newsletter • January 1995 The following article was written by Dr. José A. Cárdenas around … read more

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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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