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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 – Putting Children First (or view the pdf).

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Texas Parents and Civil Rights Groups Call for High Quality Curriculum

Jan 28, 2014

Testimony of Aurelio Montemayor, M.Ed., Senior Education Specialist, Intercultural Development Research Association, Member of the Texas Latino Education Coalition Presented … read more

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Analysis Shows Wide Funding Disparities – Educational Opportunity in Texas Depends on Where You Live

Dec 05, 2012

IDRA Director of Policy, Dr. Albert Cortez, Testifies in School Finance Case San Antonio (December 5, 2012) – Dr. Albert … read more

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Opportunity Matters – The Call to Increase Excellence and Equity

Jun 09, 2011

Testimony by the Intercultural Development Research Association Presented to the U.S. Department of Education, Equity and Excellence Commission June 8, … read more

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Graduation for All Students – Written Statement

Apr 23, 2007

Dropout Prevention and Student Engagement Strategies and the Reauthorization of the No Child Left Behind Act Written Statement of María … read more

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Graduation for All Students – Verbal Statement

Apr 23, 2007

Dropout Prevention and Student Engagement Strategies and the Reauthorization of the No Child Left Behind Act Verbal Statement of María … read more

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