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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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Texas Schools Need Federal Relief Funds Now! – IDRA Statement

Apr 19, 2021 - Pressroom

Students pay the price as Texas leaders sit on federal funds (San Antonio • April 19, 2021 • versión en … read more

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¡Las escuelas de Texas necesitan fondos federales de ayuda ahora! – Declaración de IDRA

Apr 19, 2021 - Pressroom

Los estudiantes pagan el precio mientras los líderes de Texas retienen fondos federales (San Antonio • April 19, 2021 • … read more

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Media Coverage 2021

Mar 30, 2021 - Media Coverage

Media Coverage 2021 – Highlights to Date Forum: Texas legislature should back early childhood strategies for English Learners, by David … read more

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Texas Can Better Serve Emergent Bilingual Students

Mar 12, 2021 - News Releases

New Report: Creating a More Bilingual Texas – A Closer Look at Bilingual Education in the Lone Star State (March … read more

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Police in Schools Harm Students – IDRA Statement

Feb 02, 2021 - Pressroom

IDRA Condemns Excessive Police Violence in Osceola County, Florida, and Calls for Supporting Black Students in Schools  (February 3, 2021) … read more

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IDRA In the News – 2020

Jan 27, 2021 - Media Coverage

Media Coverage 2020  Moreno: Recommendations for President-elect Biden’s Education Transition Team, by Celina Moreno, J.D., Rio Grande Guardian, December 10, … read more

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Youth STEM Ambassadors to Peek Inside the World of Aviation and Aerospace

Jan 19, 2021 - News Releases

Dee Howard Foundation Provides Virtual Tours and Curriculum for IDRA Texas Chief Science Officer Students (San Antonio * January 19, … read more

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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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