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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 here

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.

Jul 16, 2019

Media Coverage

IDRA In the News – 2019

Media Coverage 2019 – Highlights to Date Civil rights, disabilities groups urge Florida to stop building student database they call … read more

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Jul 01, 2019

News Releases

San Antonio Program Connects Mexican Nationals and Immigrants with Educational Opportunities

IDRA and the Mexican Consulate in San Antonio Begin New Partnership See PDF (English-Spanish) San Antonio, July  2, 2019 — … read more

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Jun 18, 2019

News Releases

Chief Science Officers™ Program in San Antonio  Boosts Student Leadership & Diversity in STEM Education

IDRA and Alamo STEM Ecosystem Welcome Business and Community Partners to Show Students How STEM is in Action in San … read more

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Jun 14, 2019

News Releases

Advisory – Chief Science Officers™ Showcase Event

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

News Releases

Equity Concerns Remain as Texas House and Senate Meet to Resolve Differences in School Finance Proposals

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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Apr 30, 2019

Pressroom

Use Effective Discipline, Not Zero Tolerance – IDRA Testimony Against SB2432

Testimony of IDRA presented for the House Education Committee against SB 2432 allowing mandatory removal of a public school student … read more

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Apr 25, 2019

Pressroom

Keep Spending Guidelines for Bilingual and Comp Ed Funding

Testimony of IDRA presented for the Senate Public Education Committee on SB4’s proposed elimination of spending guidelines  Morgan Craven, J.D., … read more

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Mar 26, 2019

Pressroom

Clearly Define the Role of Law Enforcement in Schools IDRA Testimony on SB1707

Officers Should Not Be Called on to Handle School Disciplinary Matters Testimony of IDRA presented for the Senate Education Committee … read more

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Mar 11, 2019

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New Texas School Finance Proposals Are a Start, But There is Still Work to Be Done to Ensure Fair Funding for All Students

See PDF version San Antonio (March 11, 2019) – For the past five decades, IDRA has stood at the forefront of … read more

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Mar 06, 2019

Pressroom

TLEC Urges Texas House to Permanently Allow the Use of Individual Graduation Committees

Testimony of the Texas Latino Education Coalition for HB 851 Before the Texas House Public Education Committee, Presented by Morgan … read more

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