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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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Eight Texas Regions Have Higher School Attrition Rates than Two Decades Ago – Texas Regional Attrition Study 2006-07

May 20, 2008

“With the magnitude of this loss, what is needed is a seismic shift from dropout prevention to graduation for all; and all … read more

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Race-Ethnicity Gap Among Dropouts Continues to Grow – Texas Public School Attrition Study 2005-06

Oct 04, 2006

San Antonio (October 4, 2006) – Texas schools are losing one student every four minutes. And the attrition rate gaps … read more

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