Resource Center

Pressroom

IDRA 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. 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.

See news alerts by date

See recent media coverage here.

Sign up to get our news announcements by email.

Get IDRA logo files.

Media contact: Thomas Marshall III, M.Ed., thomas.marshall@idra.org, or 210-444-1710, ext. 1808, or Christie L. Goodman, APR, Fellow PRSA, christie.goodman@idra.org or 210-444-1710, ext. 1705.

Media Contact

IDRA In the News – 2023

Jan 31, 2024 - Media Coverage

Media Coverage 2023  PEN America Joins Seven Other Groups to Support Lawsuit to Overturn Texas Book Ban Law As Unconstitutional, … read more

Read More

Texas School Counselors Raise Concerns about College Advising

Jan 30, 2024 - News Releases

IDRA Releases Study of the Role of Middle School Counselors in Supporting Students’ College Readiness (December 12, 2023) A decade … read more

Read More

IDRA In the News – 2024

Jan 24, 2024 - Media Coverage

Media Coverage 2024 – Highlights to Date How a South Texas Educator Transformed the Chicano Movement, Jan. 14th, Texas Border … read more

Read More

Trellis Foundation Announces $1M in Grants Supporting Higher Education Policy Fellowships

Dec 01, 2023 - News Releases

(December 5, 2024) We are thrilled to share the news that IDRA is among four advocacy nonprofits in Texas to … read more

Read More

Students’ Racial Diversity Should be Celebrated, Not Minimized or Erased 

Jul 28, 2023 - News Releases

IDRA Statement  Supreme Court Ignores History & Precedent in Finding UNC and Harvard Affirmative Action Programs Unconstitutional IDRA condemns today’s … read more

Read More

Court Sides with UNT by Reversing Anti-Immigrant Tuition Challenge

Jul 12, 2023 - News Releases

Fifth Circuit Court Decision Reverses District Court Order in Young Conservatives of Texas v. Neal Smatresk et al. (San Antonio • … read more

Read More

Teacher Appreciation Week: Trust Teachers to Provide Accurate and Inclusive Education

May 12, 2023 - News Releases

IDRA School Resource Hub Provides Tools for Teaching About Race and Gender (May 12, 2023) In today’s climate of classroom … read more

Read More

End Identity-based Bullying in Texas Schools – News Conference for Hearing on HB 4625

Apr 17, 2023 - News Releases

(April 17, 2023 • Austin) Families, advocates and policymakers spoke for House Bill 4625 to strengthen Texas laws prohibiting and … read more

Read More

Bill Filed: Texas Must Prohibit and Prevent Racial Bullying in Schools

Mar 10, 2023 - News Releases

Texas Senate Hispanic Caucus, Texas Legislative Black Caucus and IDRA Call on the Legislature to Protect Students from Identity-based Bullying … read more

Read More

UNT Court Case Underscores Threat to Texas’ Higher Education and Students

Feb 13, 2023 - News Releases

IDRA & Presidents’ Alliance React to Oral Arguments in University of North Texas Case (Washington, D.C. • February 13, 2023) … read more

Read More