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September 2022 issue of the IDRA Newsletter – This issue’s focus: Student Voice for the New School Year

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Articles

LGBTQ+ Inclusive Education is Not Dangerous, Nor is it a Difficult Feat, by Manav Lund, High School Senior

School Support Systems Help Students Succeed, by Shreya Selvaraju, High School Junior

Policing Students Through Dress Codes Needs to Stop, by Ryan Cyrus, High School Senior

Equip Schools to Support Student Mental Health, by Tatiana Martínez Alvarez, High School Junior

Mexican American Studies is American History, by Josué Peralta de Jesús, High School Senior

School Safety Requires Listening, by Hawaii Guerin, High School Senior

We Need a Well-Rounded Education – An Open Letter to Lawmakers, by Kennedy Moore, High School Senior

Dress Codes: A Racist, Sexist History and Why They Must be Changed, by Adam Shelburn, High School Junior

IDRA Newsletter 2022 Index

Extras

Meet all the members of our 2022 Youth Advisory Board

New Classnotes Podcast episode: Even Digital Natives Need to Learn Digital Literacy – #228

We All Belong – School Resource Hub

How has classroom censorship affected you?

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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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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