Parents can be vocal and assertive leaders advocating for excellent schools. Through IDRA’s almost 40-year history, a strong model of parent engagement has evolved, constructed from the experiences in the field, especially with Title I schools and the families whose children attend them. This website helps families see how their school is doing and how the school should treat you (English & Spanish), see actions families can take, get resources on IDRA’s Family Leadership in Education model and learn about college preparation for all students.
IDRA’s Comunitario PTA model is an innovation for school-family-community collaboration. Comunitario PTAs are affiliated with the national PTA organization but are based in a community organization rather than in a single school. And their sole purpose is to collaborate with...Read More
Seeding Equity in Education through Dialogue Project Valuing and engaging family and community leadership in San Antonio and the region IDRA’s SEED project strengthens and mobilizes the capacity for effective, coordinated leadership and partnership with schools to impact policy and...Read More