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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.
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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San Antonio, June 18, 2020 – Today, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the Trump Administration improperly rescinded DACA, keeping … read moreRead More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
June 1, 2020 – In response to the murder of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer, the Minneapolis Board of Education will consider … read moreRead More
In the wake of the current public health crisis, IDRA is committed to the well-being and health of our staff … read moreRead More
(January 27, 2020) The U.S. Supreme Court issued a dangerous decision today to uphold the Trump Administration’s changes to the … read moreRead More
IDRA and 15 other organizations submitted the following recommendations to the Texas Education Agency regarding implementation of SB 2293 (86th … read moreRead More
See PDF version San Antonio (March 11, 2019) – For the past five decades, IDRA has stood at the forefront of … read moreRead More
San Antonio (March 4, 2019) – When tests are tied to high-stakes consequences, they can deny capable, motivated students the opportunity … read moreRead More
Support a legislative agenda for all Texas students in 2019 and level the playing field for public schools In February … read moreRead More
San Antonio (March 27, 2018) – IDRA President & CEO Dr. María “Cuca” Robledo Montecel has announced her intention to … read moreRead More