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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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Minneapolis School Board Unanimously Votes to Terminate Contract with Police Department

Jun 03, 2020 - Pressroom

June 3, 2020 – Last night, the Minneapolis Board of Education voted unanimously to terminate its contract with the Minneapolis … read more

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Minneapolis School Board Resolution Would End Contract with Police Department – IDRA Statement

Jun 01, 2020 - Pressroom

June 1, 2020 – In response to the murder of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer, the Minneapolis Board of Education will consider … read more

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Chief Science Officer Teens Get Creative to Promote STEM While Navigating School Closures

May 27, 2020 - News Releases

IDRA Texas CSOs serve as STEM ambassadors in their school communities San Antonio, May 27, 2020 – IDRA’s Texas Chief … read more

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IDRA In the News – 2020

May 22, 2020 - Media Coverage

Media Coverage 2020 – Highlights to Date Watch: During COVID-19, nonprofit pivots to address digital divide, by Steve Taylor, Rio … read more

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IDRA, Partners Provide South Texas Families Tech Support for Distance Learning During COVID-19 Crisis for Virtual Classroom

May 14, 2020 - News Releases

(Spanish version below) San Antonio, May 14, 2020 — IDRA launched a partnership with two community-based organizations in the Texas … read more

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Free Webinars on Education for Immigrant Families

May 11, 2020 - News Releases

IDRA Launches Bilingual Online Portal to Continue Assistance with the Mexican Consulate in San Antonio During COVID-19 Closures San Antonio, … read more

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IDRA Provides Bilingual Books to Young Learners in San Antonio School Districts to Diminish Digital Divide Effects Exacerbated by COVID-19

May 07, 2020 - News Releases

San Antonio, May 7, 2020 — For many years before the COVID-19 outbreak, IDRA has worked with schools and communities … read more

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Texas Legislative Education Equity Coalition Sends COVID-19 Recommendations to State Leaders

Apr 23, 2020 - News Releases

Multi-sector Coalition Cautions Leaders to Distribute Emergency Funds Equitably San Antonio, April 22, 2020 – Today, the Texas Legislative Education … read more

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A Win for Equity – Texas Board to Adopt Curriculum Standards for African American Studies Course in Historic Vote

Apr 16, 2020 - News Releases

San Antonio, April 16, 2020 – IDRA applauds the Texas State Board of Education (SBOE) for its preliminary approval today … read more

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IDRA President’s Message Re: COVID-19 to Our Community Partners 

Mar 23, 2020 - Pressroom

In the wake of the current public health crisis, IDRA is committed to the well-being and health of our staff … read more

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