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ERIC Number: ED448974
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Pages: 151
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1069-5672
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)
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
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Intercultural Development Research Association, San Antonio, TX.
Identifiers - Location: Texas