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Title: 10 things to know: Eskelsen joins President's Advisory Commission
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Source: Advocate, Winter 2011-12, 31 :02    
Subjects: National Education Association (NEA) Hispanic American students
Additional Information: White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics.
Ref ID: 92312
 
Title: Why are Finland's schools successful?
Authors: Hancock,LynNell
Source: Advocate, Winter 2011-12, 31 :02 ,pg 14- 19
Subjects: Finnish students Education and state Educational tests and measurements
Additional Information: Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA).
Ref ID: 92410
 
Title: To Furr, with love
Authors: Obando,Jean Sebastian
Source: Texas Lone Star, September/October 2011, 29 :07 ,pg 23-  
Subjects: Magnet schools High school students
Additional Information: Houston ISD's Furr High School.
Ref ID: 91786
 
Title: The kids are all right
Authors: Mari,Francesca
Source: Texas Monthly, Sep-12, 40 :9 ,pg 146- 151
Subjects: High school students - Graduation honors Texas culture - Personal narratives
Additional Information: Profiles of eight valedictorians from Texas high schools and their stories about what it means to be Texan.
Ref ID: 94732
 
Title: Coca-Cola Valued Youth Program high school winning essay: What will I remember the most?
Authors: Rugg,Kayla
Source: IDRA Newsletter, Sep-11, 38 :08    
Subjects: Peer group tutoring of students Tutors and tutoring Intercultural Development Research Association (IDRA)
Ref ID: 91790
 
Title: While attrition rates continue their decline in Texas, schools lost one in four students
Authors: Johnson,Roy L.
Source: IDRA Newsletter, October 2012, 39 :9    
Subjects: High school graduates - Statistics High school dropouts--Prevention Minorities - Education Minority students
Additional Information: Texas Public School Attrition Study, 2011-12
Ref ID: 95173
 
Title: High school attrition continues downward trend: Universal high school graduation is still a quarter of a century away
Authors: Johnson,Roy L.
Source: IDRA Newsletter, November-December 2011, 38 :10 ,pg 1+-  
Subjects: High school graduates - Statistics Minority high school students
Additional Information: Texas Public School Attrition Study, 2010-11. Graphs.
Ref ID: 92417
 
Title: Editor's footnote: Why does your public school rock?
Authors: White,Roger
Source: Texas Lone Star, November 2012, 30 :9 ,pg 5+-  
Subjects: Video - Competitions Public schools - Competitions Students - Competitions Texas Association of School Boards (TASB)
Additional Information: TASB student video competition: Texas Public Schools Rock!
Ref ID: 95313
 
Title: Board honors National Geographic Bee winner, National History Day winners
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Source: Texas Education Today, Nov-11, 25 :02    
Subjects: Geography - Study and teaching History - Study and teaching Students - Awards
Ref ID: 92366
 
Title: Describing the first-year experience for first-time-in-college students at a major community college
Authors: Cortez,Josie D.;Cortez,Albert
Source: IDRA Newsletter, May-12, 39 :05    
Subjects: First-generation college students Community college students Academic achievement
Ref ID: 93412
 
Title: Higher education success: Key system strategies
Authors: Montecel,Maria Robledo
Source: IDRA Newsletter, May-12, 39 :05   2+
Subjects: Educational equalization Minority students Intercultural Development Research Association (IDRA) - Programs
Additional Information: Quality Schools Action Framework.
Ref ID: 93427
 
Title: Coca-Cola Valued Youth Program alumni share their stories
Authors: Cantu,Linda
Source: IDRA Newsletter, May-11, 38 :05    
Subjects: Peer-group tutoring of students Tutors and tutoring
Ref ID: 91050
 
Title: Youth take on budget cuts: "We want fully funded schools"
Authors: Bojorquez,Hector;Montemayor,Aurelio M.
Source: IDRA Newsletter, Mar-12, 39 :03    
Subjects: Students - Political activity Parents' and teachers' associations Intercultural Development Research Association (IDRA)
Additional Information: Fair Funding Now!
Ref ID: 93045
 
Title: News from IDRA's Coca-Cola Valued Youth Program
Authors:
Source: IDRA Newsletter, Mar-11, 38 :3    
Subjects: Peer-group tutoring of students Tutors and tutoring
Ref ID: 90519
 
Title: Letter from Houston: Schoolhouse rocked - Angry parents, scared teachers, a flurry of resignations--what, exactly, has been going on at the esteemed Kinkaid School?
Authors: Spong,John
Source: Texas Monthly, Mar-11, 39 :3 ,pg 64+-  
Subjects: Houston (Tex.) - Private schools McGee Hugh E. "Skip" III North Don Schools - Curricula Saltman Mickey Lovett Leslie Multicultural education Gay students
Ref ID: 91268
 
Title: Student voice: A key element in effective school governance and accountability
Authors: Rodriguez,Rosana;Villarreal,Abelardo
Source: IDRA Newsletter, June-July 2012, 39 :06    
Subjects: Student participation in curriculum planning Minority students Intercultural Development Research Association (IDRA) - Programs
Additional Information: Quality Schools Action Framework.
Ref ID: 93431
 
Title: Six teens win national essay contest award
Authors:
Source: IDRA Newsletter, June-July 2012, 39 :06    
Subjects: Peer-group tutoring of students Tutors and tutoring Intercultural Development Research Association (IDRA) - Programs
Additional Information: Coca-Cola Valued Youth Program.
Ref ID: 93374
 
Title: Young tutors win national essay contest
Authors:
Source: IDRA Newsletter, June-July 2011, 38 :06    
Subjects: Peer-group tutoring of students Essays - Awards
Additional Information: Coca-Cola Valued Youth Program.
Ref ID: 91704
 
Title: Letter from Joshua: Playground rules - The suicides of four Texas students due to bullying have led to proposed new legislation for schools this spring. Is it enough to help the victims? Lawyer Marty Cirkiel doesn't think so
Authors: Hollandsworth,Skip
Source: Texas Monthly, Jun-11, 39 :6 ,pg 74+-  
Subjects: Joshua (Tex.) - Schools Students Bullying in schools Layland Hunter Lance Montana Carmichael Jon Brown Asher
Ref ID: 91186
 
Title: Younger voices join the chorus: El Paso ISD student organizes town hall meeting with state legislators
Authors: Skirmont,Sarah
Source: Texas Lone Star, Jun-11, 29 :04   11
Subjects: Students - Political activity Education - Finance - Law and legislation
Additional Information: Make education a priority rally.
Ref ID: 91067
 
Title: The power of synergy: A look at TASB Partners Program
Authors: White,Roger
Source: Texas Lone Star, Jul-12, 30 :6 ,pg 49- 50
Subjects: Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) Business and education Public schools Students
Additional Information: TASB Partners Program is a collaboration between business and the TASB to create projects that benefit students and public schools.
Ref ID: 94857
 
Title: Affluent, born abroad, and choosing public schools
Authors: Semple,Kirk
Source: Texas Lone Star, Jul-12, 30 :6 ,pg 32- 33
Subjects: Public schools Foreign students
Ref ID: 94802
 
Title: Texas students showed dramatic academic growth during TAKS era
Authors:
Source: Texas Lone Star, Jul-12, 30 :6 ,pg 13-  
Subjects: Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) Students - Testing State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR)
Additional Information: Statistics showing improvement in testing results among Texas students in the 2011 TAKS test and the 2012 STAAR.
Ref ID: 94527
 
Title: Five Texas high school seniors named Presidential Scholars
Authors:
Source: Texas Lone Star, Jul-12, 30 :6 ,pg 20-  
Subjects: Students - Awards White House Commission on Presidential Scholars
Ref ID: 94529
 
Title: In the top 10: Texas graduation rate 10th-highest among 34 states
Authors:
Source: Texas Lone Star, Jul-12, 30 :6 ,pg 38-  
Subjects: High school graduates - Statistics Educational attainment Students Public schools
Ref ID: 94535
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