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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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IDRA In the News – 2021

Sep 17, 2021 - Media Coverage

Media Coverage 2021 – Highlights to Date Can Providence Schools Survive State Control?, Ellen Liberman, Rhode Island Monthly, September 15, … 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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IDRA Report Links Lack of Broadband Access to Student Disengagement

May 19, 2021 - News Releases

“Plugged in, Tuned Out” Shows Problem is Worst in Large Urban School Districts IDRA News Release • San Antonio • … read more

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Coalition Against Texas HB3979 Virtual Press Conference

May 19, 2021 - Pressroom

The coalition against #HB3979 held a virtual press conference featuring students, teachers, educators and superintendents who oppose HB 3979 (Texas … read more

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TEA Announces Release of $11.2 billion in Federal Relief for Schools

May 03, 2021 - News Releases

(April 28, 2021) Today, the Texas Education Agency (TEA) announced it will distribute more than $11 billion in COVID-19 relief … read more

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New Coalition Formed to End Pasco County’s Predictive Policing Program

May 03, 2021 - News Releases

IDRA and Group Applaud the U.S. Department of Education’s Investigation into the Program (PASCO COUNTY, Fla. • April 26, 2021) … read more

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New Partnership Launches the Texas Early Childhood English Learner Initiative

Apr 30, 2021 - News Releases

IDRA Will Co-lead Statewide Effort to Build Policy Agenda for Young English Learners (San Antonio: June 24, 2020, updated April … read more

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IDRA In the News – Recent Years Index

Apr 29, 2021 - Media Coverage

See links to recent DRA media coverage. Media Coverage 2021 Media Coverage 2020 Media Coverage 2019 Media Coverage 2018 Media … read more

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Texas Plan Must Address Digital Divide in Education

Apr 21, 2021 - News Releases

IDRA Releases New Report, Launches Video Campaign Addressing Digital Divide IDRA News Release • San Antonio • April 21, 2021 … read more

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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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