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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

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IDRA In the News – 2022

Jan 25, 2022 - Media Coverage

Media Coverage 2022 – Highlights to Date Texas Gov campaigns on “Parental Bill of Rights” that could ban LGBTQ content … read more

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IDRA In the News – 2021

Jan 20, 2022 - Media Coverage

Media Coverage 2021 – Highlights to Date Biden admin’s education mission advocates for equality of outcomes for students, Hannah Nightingale, … read more

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IDRA Extends Education Policy Fellow Program to Georgia

Nov 18, 2021 - News Releases

(San Antonio • November 18, 2021) IDRA launched its first Education Policy Fellows Program last year with four fellows who … read more

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Texas is Not Financing College Readiness

Oct 28, 2021 - News Releases

IDRA Releases New Study on Inequitable Access to College Prep Math Courses (San Antonio • October 28, 2021) Texas policies … read more

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IDRA Stands in Solidarity with Transgender Youth

Oct 20, 2021 - Pressroom

IDRA Statement of Support for Transgender Students after Callous Passage of Texas House Bill 25 (San Antonio • October 20, … read more

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Students Tell Texas Attorney General that Racial Discrimination in School is Real

Sep 29, 2021 - News Releases

IDRA Applauds Students Speaking Out Against Texas’ New Classroom Censorship Law (Español) (San Antonio • September 29, 2021) Concerned about … read more

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In memoriam – Mr. Jesse S. Treviño

Sep 09, 2021 - News Releases

(September 9, 2021) It is with sadness that we share the news that Mr. Jesse S. Treviño, former chair of … read more

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Texas Doubles Down on Classroom Censorship at Students’ Expense

Sep 03, 2021 - Pressroom

IDRA Statement on SB 3 Passage (September 3, 2021) Last night, the Texas legislature passed Senate Bill 3, a classroom … read more

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New Power Advisory Team Guides Program to Support Budding Teen Software Designers

Aug 31, 2021 - News Releases

San Antonio Middle School Students to Become Software Designers in IDRA & Texas A&M University–San Antonio “VisionCoders™ Program (August 31, 2021) … read more

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Ambassador of Mexico, IDRA Celebrate Donation of Over 100 Laptops to San Antonio Students

Aug 18, 2021 - News Releases

Arca Continental Coca-Cola Southwest Beverages Donates Laptops via IDRA Partnership with Consulate General of Mexico in San Antonio (August 18, … read more

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