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.
Education CAFÉ - Community Action Forums for Excellence CAFE Educación - Foros de acción comunitaria en pro la excelencia IDRA’s Education CAFE model is an innovation for school-family-community collaboration. Education CAFEs are based in a community organization rather than in a...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