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The Intercultural Development Research Association is an independent, non-profit organization. Our mission is to achieve equal educational opportunity for every child through strong public schools that prepare all students to access and succeed in college. IDRA strengthens and transforms public education by providing dynamic training; useful research, evaluation, and frameworks for action; timely policy analyses; and innovative materials and programs. See IDRA’s latest annual report, Keeping the Promise – Putting Children First (or view the pdf).

IDRA’s President & CEO is Dr. Maria “Cuca” Robledo MontecelSee her bio, external profiles, videos and photos on Flickr

David G. Hinojosa, J.D., is IDRA’s National Director of PolicySee his bio.

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Dec 08, 2015

Charter School Interim Charge, Testimony of IDRA – Presented by David Hinojosa, J.D., IDRA National Policy Director before the Texas … read more

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Jan 28, 2014

Texas Parents and Civil Rights Groups Call for High Quality Curriculum Testimony of Aurelio Montemayor, M.Ed., Senior Education Specialist, Intercultural … read more

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Dec 05, 2012

IDRA Director of Policy, Dr. Albert Cortez, Testifies in School Finance Case Analysis Shows Wide Funding Disparities – Educational Opportunity … read more

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Jun 09, 2011

Opportunity Matters: The Call to Increase Excellence and Equity Testimony by the Intercultural Development Research Association Presented to the U.S. … read more

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