ERIC Number: ED471493
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
IDRA Newsletter, 2002.
Robledo Montecel, Maria, Ed.; Goodman, Christie L., Ed.
IDRA Newsletter, v29 n1-10 Jan-Dec 2002
This document contains the 10 issues of the IDRA Newsletter published in 2002. The newsletter disseminates research findings, descriptions of successful programs and reforms, and other information related to equality of educational opportunity, focusing on Hispanic students, bilingual education, and Texas. Articles are: "Successful Bilingual Education Programs: Indicators of Success at the School Level" (Maria Robledo Montecel, Josie Danini Cortez); "Engaged Accountability: Practices and Policies To Open Doors to Higher Education" (Rosana G. Rodriguez, Abelardo Villarreal); "Binational Collaboration Prepares New Teachers" (Linda Cantu); "Children-Based Reform: Can Standards Meet It?" (Micaela Diaz-Sanchez, Aurelio M. Montemayor); "Mathematics Achievement for All? Yes!" (Jack Dieckmann); "Collaborating for Educational Reform" (Albert Cortez, Josie Danini Cortez); "'I Saw the Flame': Student Reflection" (Sofia Bahena); "Arkansas Educators Explore Ways To Better Serve Their Growing Numbers of English Language Learners" (Jose L. Rodriguez); "TESOL Statement on Language and Literacy Development for Young English Language Learners"; "Teachers and Instructional Technology: Wise or Foolish Choices" (Laura Chris Green); "Who's Responsible, Who's To Blame?" (Bradley Scott); "Emerging Gender Issues in Education" (Aurora Yanez); "Holding the Line: School Finance Reform in Texas" (Albert Cortez); "They Believed in Us: Student Reflection" (Yanessa Romero); "Excelling English Language Learners: An Innovative Professional Development Program" (Jack Dieckmann); "Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills: The Next Stage in Texas' Challenge To Meet High Standards" (Adela Solis); "A Strategy of Support for Publicly-Funded Charter Schools" (Bradley Scott); "Dropping Out of School in Arizona: IDRA Conducts a New Study" (Albert Cortez, Josie Danini Cortez, Maria Robledo Montecel); "Texas Needs Diplomas, Not Delusions" (Maria Robledo Montecel); "Educational Technology: An International Conversation" (Felix Montes; Linda Cantu); "Texas Schools Have Weak Holding Power: Texas Public School Attrition Study, 2001-02" (Roy L. Johnson); "School Holding Power Goal: Unachieved in Texas" (Roy L. Johnson); "ACCESS - San Antonio: A Community Collaborates for Student Success" (Josie Danini Cortez, Albert Cortez); "Improving Educational Impact through Community and Family Engagement" (Rosana G. Rodriguez, Abelardo Villarreal); and "Closing the Graduation Gap for Latino Students" (Pam McCollum, Rosana G. Rodriguez). Issues also announce new publications and conferences. (SV)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Standards, Accountability, Bilingual Education, Computer Uses in Education, Dropout Rate, Educational Change, Educational Equity (Finance), Elementary Secondary Education, Hispanic American Students, Limited English Speaking, Mexican American Education
For full text: http://www.idra.org/Newslttr/2002.htm.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Intercultural Development Research Association, San Antonio, TX.
Identifiers - Location: Texas