ERIC Number: ED591756
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2018-May
IDRA Newsletter. Volume 45, No. 5
Goodman, Christie L., Ed.
Intercultural Development Research Association
The "IDRA Newsletter" serves as a vehicle for communication with educators, school board members, decision-makers, parents, and the general public concerning the educational needs of all children in Texas and across the United States. The theme of this issue is "Rejecting a Return to Tracking." Articles include: (1) Getting it Just Right! -- Rigor and College Prep for All (Paula N. Johnson); (2) Rural Districts Take a 24 Percent Hit in Algebra II Enrollment: IDRA Ready Texas Study Examines Texas HB[subscript 5] Graduation Requirements (Hector Bojorquez); and (3) Locked Gates and Hurdles on the College Path (Aurelio M. Montemayor).
Descriptors: College Preparation, Educational Quality, Equal Education, College Bound Students, Enrollment, Secondary School Mathematics, Secondary School Science, African American Students, Hispanic American Students, English Language Learners, Disproportionate Representation, Honors Curriculum, Advanced Courses, College Readiness, Developmentally Appropriate Practices, Teacher Effectiveness, Immigrants, Low Income Students, Middle School Students, Paying for College, Parent School Relationship, School Activities, Rural Schools, Algebra, Graduation Requirements, Barriers, White Students
Intercultural Development Research Association. 5835 Callaghan Road Suite 350, San Antonio, TX 78228-1190. Tel: 210-444-1710; Fax: 210-444-1714; Web site: http://www.idra.org
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serial
Education Level: Secondary Education; High Schools; Middle Schools; Junior High Schools; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: Community; Parents; Teachers
Sponsor: Department of Education (ED)
Authoring Institution: Intercultural Development Research Association
Identifiers - Location: Texas