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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: Profiles in Leadership and Education.

IDRA’s President & CEO is Celina Moreno, J.D. – See her bio

Morgan Craven, J.D., is IDRA’s National Director of Policy – See her bio.

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Media contact: Christie L. Goodman, APR, christie.goodman@idra.org or 210-444-1710, ext. 1705

Jun 14, 2019

Student Chief Science Officers Program in San Antonio will Bolster Student Leadership & Diversity in STEM Education  What:     This showcase … read more

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May 13, 2019

IDRA Statement on Texas School Finance Conference Committee Deliberations, May 13, 2019 See pdf version At the start of the … read more

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Mar 01, 2019

San Antonio (March 1, 2019) – The Texas Latino Education Coalition (TLEC) applauds the addition of Latino Senators José Menéndez, (D26) … read more

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Jan 31, 2019

The Attrition Rates for Poor Students is 29 Times Higher than for other Texas Students San Antonio (January 31, 2019) … read more

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Dec 06, 2018

It Has Taken Over 3 Decades to Improve by Just 11 Points  33rd Annual Texas Public School Attrition Study Released … read more

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Sep 27, 2018

Report Provides 15-Year Synthesis of IDRA’s “Transition to Teaching” Program (September 27, 2018) A report released today outlines the contributions … read more

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Sep 25, 2018

We at IDRA feel terrible for the kindergarten girl who told her family she was abused at an elementary school … read more

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Sep 12, 2018

Celina Moreno, J.D., Will Assume New Role February 1, 2019 San Antonio (September 12, 2018) – IDRA is pleased to … read more

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Aug 10, 2018

IDRA Coca-Cola Valued Youth Program Tutors Share Stories of the Program’s Impact on Their Lives (August 9, 2018) Six students … read more

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Apr 26, 2018

But the San Antonio Community’s Commitment to Young Children is Long-standing San Antonio (April 26, 2018) – A new state-by-state report … read more

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Apr 18, 2018

The State of Preschool 2017 Released by National Institute for Early Education Research (April 18, 2018, New Brunswick, NJ) More than … read more

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Dec 13, 2017

The Class of 2016 saw Graduation Rates of 62% in Charter Schools compared to 90% in Traditional Public Schools News … read more

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Oct 31, 2017

Statewide Rate Returns to 24% After One Year Bump 32st Annual Texas Public School Attrition Study Released by IDRA San … read more

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Oct 28, 2017

• IDRA Newsletter • October 2017 • This alert is a reminder that public schools, by law, must serve all children. … read more

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Oct 05, 2017

We’re pleased to share with you this announcement from Congressman Joaquin Castro. We especially are looking forward to continuing our work … read more

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Jun 01, 2017

IDRA Coca-Cola Valued Youth Program Tutors Share Stories of the Program’s Impact on Their Lives (June 1, 2017) Six students … read more

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Dec 01, 2016

High Attrition Rates of Black Students and Hispanic Students Are Linked to Exclusionary Discipline News Release: San Antonio (December 1, … read more

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Nov 21, 2016

IDRA Forecast Analysis: At Our Current Pace in Texas, Universal High School Education is Two Decades Away News Release: San … read more

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Nov 14, 2016

Use of Individual Graduation Committees Unlocks Diplomas for Qualified Students News Release: San Antonio (November 14, 2016) – Students who … read more

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Nov 01, 2016

31st Annual Texas Public School Attrition Study Released by IDRA News Release: San Antonio (November 1, 2016) – Earlier this … read more

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