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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Media Coverage 2023 – Highlights to Date Uvalde-driven school safety bill could put a gun in every school and a … read moreRead More
(April 17, 2023 • Austin) Families, advocates and policymakers spoke for House Bill 4625 to strengthen Texas laws prohibiting and … read moreRead More
IDRA School Resource Hub Provides Tools for Teaching About Race and Gender (May 12, 2023) In today’s climate of classroom … read moreRead More
Texas Senate Hispanic Caucus, Texas Legislative Black Caucus and IDRA Call on the Legislature to Protect Students from Identity-based Bullying … read moreRead More
IDRA & Presidents’ Alliance React to Oral Arguments in University of North Texas Case (Washington, D.C. • February 13, 2022) … read moreRead More
IDRA Statement by Morgan Craven, J.D., IDRA National Director of Policy, Advocacy and Community Engagement (Lubbock, Texas • January 12, … read moreRead More
Media Coverage 2022 TX Teen Taunted For Being Black, Roland Martin Unfiltered, December 27, 2022 Keeping schools safe from racial … read moreRead More
(Lubbock • December 13, 2022) Yesterday, IDRA joined students, families, and the Lubbock NAACP to challenge racially discriminatory practices in … read moreRead More
IDRA and Partners Publish Analysis with Guidance for School Personnel and Communities (Virginia • November 15, 2022) A new analysis … read moreRead More
Testimony by Morgan Craven, J.D., IDRA National Director of Policy, Advocacy, and Community Engagement Presented before the U.S. Congressional Children’s … read moreRead More