IDRA Impact Reports

Tools, Research and Publications Mentioned in the IDRA 2018 Annual Report

The following materials from 2018 are featured in IDRA’s Annual Report.

Cover IDRA 2018 annual reporteBooks & Online Tools

Interactive IDRA Policy Timeline A History of IDRA Policy Work Highlights to Secure Excellent and Equitable Schooling for All Children

IDRA’s Education Data Dashboards

Attrition Rates, by County Over Time

Book: Girls and STEM Education — Research Overview and Resources

Title IX Resources for Sex & Gender Equity in Education

Supporting Immigrant Students’ Rights to Attend Public Schools (updated)
2018 Winning Valued Youth Program Essays

ESSA Requirements for Schools and Parent Involvement – Training Kit
Community-Based Parent Involvement – Training Kit

Career Awareness for College Planning – Training Kit

Public Money for Public Schooling – Training Kit

Texas Graduation Requirements and Opportunities – Training Kit


IDRA Transition to Teaching Program – 15-Year Synthesis
Ready Texas – A Study of the Implementation of HB5 in Texas and Implications for College Readiness

IDRA eNews: Ready Texas Key Findings

Ready Texas Policy Brief and Recommendations


Semillitas de Aprendizaje

Good Schools and Classrooms for Children Learning English

Annual Texas Public School Attrition Study


6 Principles for Family Leadership in Education

Preparing Teachers to Serve Today’s Classrooms

Ready Texas Graduation Requirements Study

Texas public schools are losing one out of four students

IDRA Charter School Study Infographic – Pomp and Poor Circumstances

College Readiness Gaps

Welcoming Immigrant Students in School

Services Fliers

Instructional Strategies for Building Inferencing Skills – Flier

IDRA Valued Youth Partnership brochure


Creating Effective Diverse Classrooms through Accelerated Teacher Certification

Classnotes Podcast

Ready Texas Study of New Graduation Requirements – Episode 178

Why Algebra II? – Episode 133

Strategies for Restorative Student Discipline – Episode 179

Holding Back In-grade Retention – Episode 182

Teacher Adapts Curricula to Circumvent Institutional Discrimination –  Episode 183

Teacher Responsibilities in Supporting LGBTQ Students –  Episode 184

Dress Codes and Religion Equity – Episode 186

District Innovation Reverses Truancy – Episode 188

Stronger Parent Involvement through Family Leadership in Education Projects – Classnotes Podcast Episode 185

Resource Compendia

Ready Texas Resources

More coming soon

IDRA at 45 Years: Courageous Connections for Advocacy

Beginning with the End in Mind to Establish Equitable, Excellent Education, María “Cuca” Robledo Montecel, Ph.D., and Aurelio M. Montemayor, M.Ed.

Valuing Youth and Assuring that All Youth Count, María “Cuca” Robledo Montecel, Ph.D., and Aurelio M. Montemayor, M.Ed.

InterAction with the Ecosystem – The IDRA Quality Schools Action Framework, María “Cuca” Robledo Montecel, Ph.D., and Aurelio M. Montemayor, M.Ed.

IDRA Anniversary Highlights – See a set of posters with photos from across the decades

Timeline – A History of IDRA Policy Work to Secure Excellent and Equitable Schooling for All Children

Busting Myths About Children of Poverty – IDRA Classnotes Podcast Episode #50 (24 min)

A Valuing Professional Development Model – IDRA Classnotes Podcast Episode #143

Student Voices on Being Valued – IDRA Classnotes Podcast Episode #54