ERIC Number: ED448974
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
IDRA Newsletter, 2000.
Montecel, Maria Robledo, Ed.; Goodman, Christie L., Ed.
IDRA Newsletter, v27 n1-10 Jan-Dec 2000
The 10 issues of IDRA Newsletter published in 2000 focus on education in Texas and on national and statewide educational issues concerning minority, low-income, or bilingual students. Feature articles include: "Musical Chairs and Unkept Promises" (reforming education to keep all students "in the game"); "The ENLACE Initiative: Strengthening Communities, Increasing Opportunity, Fostering Success"; "Parent Leaders in School"; "Reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act Upcoming: Much Debate but Little Movement"; "Program Evaluation and Title VII Programs: Some Guiding Ideas"; "We Should Not Kid Ourselves: Excellence Requires Equity"; "Equity Principles and School Reform: What It Takes To Ensure That 'All Means All'"; "Why Better Isn't Enough: A Closer Look at TAAS Gains" (achievement gains on the Texas Assessment of Academic Skills); "Math and Science Get C+ on Report Card on Gender Equity"; "Making a Difference for Children: Comprehensive Centers Network"; "Are Computers Appropriate in the Early Childhood Classroom? A Case for Cyberkinder"; "Teaching Limited-English-Proficient Students through the Arts"; "Bridging the Digital Divide in Our Schools: Achieving Technology Equity for All Students"; "Sticks and Stones: What Words Are to Self-Esteem"; "Valued Parent Leadership"; "Parents Are the Best Advocates"; "Bridging the Gap between Schools and Families: A Family Friendly Approach"; "Project Alianza: Second Year Milestone"; "Development through Engagement: Valuing the 'At-Promise' Community"; "A Note To Say 'Thank You'" (community task forces planning for educational equity); "Coca-Cola Valued Youth Program: Another Success Story"; "Carrying Out Our New Promise" (Leadership in Diversity initiatives); "Equity Challenges Continue"; "'Minority Women in Science: Forging the Way'--Marianita Chee's Story"; "TEA's School Leaver Codes: The Rest of the Story"; "Attrition Rates in Texas Public High Schools: 1999-00 Study Results"; "IDRA Coca-Cola Valued Youth Program: Model Dropout Prevention Program"; "Fulfilling a Commitment to Small, Rural, and Remote Districts"; "Nine Priorities for Public Education: Policy Reforms in Texas"; "Partnerships Facilitate Educational Access and Opportunity for Latino Youth"; and "Do We Lose Ourselves When We Lose Our Language? Why Care about Language Recapture." (Contains a cumulative index, January-December 2000.) (SV)
Descriptors: Advocacy, Bilingual Education, Bilingual Teachers, Community Involvement, Dropout Rate, Educational Change, Educational Needs, Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Higher Education, Hispanic American Students, Mexican American Education, Minority Groups, Parent Participation, Teacher Education
Intercultural Development Research Association, 5835 Callaghan Road, Suite 350, San Antonio, TX 78228-1190; Tel: 210-444-1710.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Intercultural Development Research Association, San Antonio, TX.
Identifiers - Location: Texas