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ERIC Number: ED436331
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Pages: 143
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1069-5672
IDRA Newsletter, 1999.
Montecel, Maria Robledo, Ed.; Goodman, Christie L., Ed.
IDRA Newsletter, v26 n1-10 Jan-Dec 1999
The 10 issues of IDRA Newsletter published in 1999 focus on education in Texas and on educational issues concerning minority, low-income, or bilingual students. Feature articles include: "Lost: $319 Billion and 1.2 Million Students" (Texas dropouts); "Breathing New Life into Language Assessment"; "Missing: Texas Youth--Dropout and Attrition Rates in Texas Public High Schools (an Excerpt)"; "Disciplinary Alternative Education Programs in Texas: What Is Known, What Is Needed (an Excerpt)"; "Project Alianza: Tapping Community Resources for Bilingual Teachers"; "Are We Making Educated Choices about Educating Our Children?"; "From 'DAC' to 'EAC': The Expanding Role of the Equity Assistance Center"; "Failing Our Children: Finding Alternatives to In-Grade Retention"; "The Use of Public Money for Private Schooling: Listening to Parents"; "Math and Science Education: A Practical Equity Guide"; "Sexual Harassment: What Parents and Students Should Know"; "For Our Children: Preserving Our Neighborhood Public Schools" (opposition to vouchers); "Coca-Cola Valued Youth Program: The Value of Video Conferencing"; "Read It Again! How To Select Quality Literature for Young Children"; "The Anti-Social Promotion Bandwagon: Riding Down the Campaign Trail"; "Legislature Grapples with Reform Issues: A Texas Policy Update"; "Two-Way Bilingual Programs: The Demand for a Multilingual Workforce"; "Parents Organizing Bilingual Education Advocates: Parent Institutes as a Strategy"; "Origins of Public Education and the Voucher Debate"; "Characteristics of a School That Is Safe and Responsive to All Children"; "Educational Technology: An Update"; "Coca-Cola Valued Youth Program: Preparing Leaders for the New Millennium"; "Project Flair: Working Together for a Better Learning Environment"; "Appropriate Language Instruction: Stephanie's Story"; "Litigation on Vouchers"; "Texas Legislative Update"; "A Model Teacher Preparation and Leadership Development Initiative: First Year Findings"; "What a Difference a Year Made"; "Extending Advanced Skills Instruction into the Education of Disadvantaged Students"; "Community Supports Public Schools, Opposes Vouchers"; "Significant and Worthwhile Changes in Educational Evaluation: Putting Value in Evaluation"; "Coca-Cola Valued Youth Program Participants Testify before Congressional Committee"; "More Students Served in Bilingual and ESL Programs but More LEP Students Assigned to Special Education"; "Attrition Rates in Texas Public High Schools Still High"; Coca-Cola Valued Youth Program: Still Getting Great Results"; "Lessons Learned, Lessons Shared: An Excerpt" (immigrant education); "Alternative Education Programs in Texas: More Questions than Answers"; "Educating a New Generation: A Reflection on the Process"; "IDRA Content Area Program Enhancement: A Contribution for Limited-English-Proficient Students"; and "Texas Schools Have Support for Comprehensive School Reform". (Includes a cumulative index.) (SV)
IDRA, 5835 Callaghan Road, Suite 350, San Antonio, TX 78228-1190. Tel: 210-684-8180.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Intercultural Development Research Association, San Antonio, TX.
Identifiers - Location: Texas