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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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Equal Access to a Quality Education

May 09, 2011 - Pressroom

Equal Access to a Quality Education – The Civil Rights Issue of Our Generation New Orleans • March 29, 2011 … read more

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Five Texas Regions

Apr 04, 2011 - Pressroom

Five Texas Regions Have Persistently High Student Attrition RatesRacial-Ethnic Gaps Have Increased in All Regions View news release as pdf … read more

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Testimony on Senate SB53

Apr 01, 2011 - Pressroom

Testimony of IDRA on Senate SB53 by Senator ZaffiriniPresented by Albert Cortez Ph.D., IDRA Policy Director Before the Texas Senate … read more

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TACHE Keynote Address

Feb 11, 2011 - Pressroom

Keynote Address – Texas Association of Chicanos in Higher Education February 1, 2011, Austin, Texas Dr. María “Cuca” Robledo Montecel, … read more

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Dont Repeat Past Wrongs in Texas Education

Feb 10, 2011 - Pressroom

Insufficient Attention and Lack of Investment in Education Helped Put Texas Where it Is Statement by Dr. María “Cuca” Robledo … read more

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Attrition Social Media Release

Oct 28, 2010 - Pressroom

Texas Public School Attrition Study, 2009-10, Released by IDRA Go to traditional news release in English or in Spanish News … read more

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Download Graphics – Attrition Study

Oct 28, 2010 - Pressroom

Download Graphics from Texas Public School Attrition Study, 2017-18 Schools are twice as likely to lose Hispanic students and Black … read more

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más de 3 millones de estudiantes han abandonado las escuelas

Oct 28, 2010 - Pressroom

Desde 1986 más de 3 millones de estudiantes han abandonado las escuelas secundarias en Texas antes de graduarseEstudio sobre la … read more

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More than 3 Million Students Have Been Lost – Texas Public School Attrition Study 2009-10

Oct 25, 2010 - News Releases

“The prospect of losing another 2 to 3 million students leaves no doubt that we must take immediate, comprehensive action,” … read more

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Quality Schools Action Framework

Jul 12, 2010 - Pressroom

A Quality Schools Action Framework™New IDRA Book Frames School Change for Student Success San Antonio (July 13, 2010) – At … read more

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