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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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San Antonio Middle School Students to Become Software Designers

Jan 15, 2021 - News Releases

IDRA & Texas A&M University–San Antonio Launch ‘VisionCoders™’ with $3.89M Federal Grant (San Antonio • January 15, 2021) – San … read more

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IDRA Recommendations to Members of the President-elect Biden Education Transition Team

Dec 08, 2020 - Pressroom

As President-elect Biden and Vice President-elect Harris prepare to take office in January 2021, their transition teams are working with … read more

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A&M-Commerce Partners with IDRA for Groundbreaking Collaboration

Dec 08, 2020 - News Releases

IDRA will provide curriculum & teach an online elective Social Justice Through Education Policy course this spring (December 4, 2020 … read more

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IDRA Delivers Laptops to South San Antonio ISD Students

Nov 20, 2020 - News Releases

Arca Continental Coca-Cola Southwest Beverages Donated Laptops through a Partnership with Consulate General of Mexico in San Antonio and IDRA … read more

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IDRA Launches Education Policy Fellows Program

Nov 11, 2020 - News Releases

Fellows Will Engage a Network of Impacted Communities to Transform Education Policymaking   (San Antonio * August 28, 2020) – IDRA’s new Education Policy … read more

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Joint Testimony by the Educational Justice Coalition: Response to Public Interim Charge 1(f) to the Texas House Public Education Committee

Sep 30, 2020 - Speeches and Testimony

Response to Public Interim Charge 1(f) Texas House Public Education Committee   Submitted by Alycia Castillo, Texas Criminal Justice Coalition … read more

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Recommendations for Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for Science

Sep 30, 2020 - Pressroom

IDRA Submits Letter to Members of the Texas State Board of Education See letter PDF IDRA (Intercultural Development Research Association) … read more

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Civil Rights Groups Urge California Voters to Reinstate Affirmative Action in Higher Ed

Sep 29, 2020 - Speeches and Testimony

National Organization Joint Statement Endorsing California Proposition 16 September 29, 2020 See PDF version On behalf of The Leadership Conference … read more

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Students Need Positive, Safe School Climates

Sep 29, 2020 - Speeches and Testimony

Texas Legislature Should Change Hardening Measures in SB 11 IDRA Testimony on Interim Charge 1F: SB 11 Implementation and Rulemaking … read more

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Accountability Interventions that Harm School Communities Need to be Revisited

Sep 29, 2020 - Speeches and Testimony

House Public Education Committee Should Promote Community-Based Approaches IDRA Testimony on Interim Charge 1B: Monitoring Implementation of HB 22 and … read more

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