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.
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IDRA’s President & CEO is Celina Moreno, J.D. – See her bio
Morgan Craven, J.D., is IDRA’s National Director of Policy – See her bio.
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Injunction Could Cost Universities Millions, Reduce Funds for Academics and Supports for Texas Students (August 5, 2022) IDRA filed an … read moreRead More
IDRA Signs onto Amicus Brief Spotlighting Student Voices Urging the Court Not to Censor their Racial and Ethnic Identity in … read moreRead More
Public School Employees Should Not Elevate Any Faith Over Another In yet another opinion centering extremist views, the U.S. Supreme … read moreRead More
(June 22, 2022) Yesterday, in a 6-3 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that states providing tuition assistance to secular … read moreRead More
(April 13, 2022) On Friday, a federal judge appointed by President Trump ruled that federal immigration law preempts Texas’ in-state … read moreRead More
IDRA Statement on U.S. House Hearing “Free Speech Under Attack: Book Bans & Academic Censorship” April 7, 2022 Today, the … read moreRead More
(April 1, 2022 • Atlanta) Today, the Georgia Senate passed HB 1084, which defines race and racism as “divisive concepts” … read moreRead More
IDRA supports books and inclusive curricula that affirm trans youth Today is International Transgender Day of Visibility. Within our organization … read moreRead More
IDRA Statement on SB 3 Passage (September 3, 2021) Last night, the Texas legislature passed Senate Bill 3, a classroom … read moreRead More
Students pay the price as Texas leaders sit on federal funds (San Antonio • April 19, 2021 • versión en … read moreRead More
As President-elect Biden and Vice President-elect Harris prepare to take office in January 2021, their transition teams are working with … read moreRead More
With Changes and Action, We Are Capable of Getting a Complete Census Count Statement by Dr. Bricio Vasquez, IDRA … read moreRead More
(San Antonio: July 1, 2020) Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that states must allow religious schools to participate in … read moreRead More
San Antonio, June 18, 2020 – Today, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the Trump Administration improperly rescinded DACA, keeping … read moreRead More
San Antonio, June 15, 2020 – IDRA applauds the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision today that Title VII of the Civil Rights … read moreRead More
June 3, 2020 – Last night, the Minneapolis Board of Education voted unanimously to terminate its contract with the Minneapolis … read moreRead More