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Register Now for Summer Camp at IDEA Public Schools’ Camp RIO

Where Education and Adventure Go Hand-in-Hand

There’s so much to learn from nature and the world around us--that’s the philosophy at IDEA Camp RIO at Historic Lula Sams.  Educators at Camp RIO have a passion for the outdoors, delivering an active, world-class, and exciting outdoor education camp to students in the Rio Grande Valley, and their summer camp registration is now open! 

About Camp RIO

Camp RIO at ...

My Calling

-By Gerald Boyd, a native of Houston, Texas and Principal at IDEA Mays College Preparatory in San Antonio, Texas.  Gerald was a Teach For America Corps member, teacher and curriculum leader for KIPP Houston Schools and Dean of Instruction for KIPP Boston Schools before transitioning to IDEA Public Schools as a Principal-in-Residence.  This is his first year as Founding Principal at IDEA Mays College Preparatory.   

My senior year of high school, nine class...

Black History Month Events and Lessons: IDEA Monterrey Park

IDEA campuses across the district are honoring Black History Month in many ways.  Our teachers are educating our scholars on the importance of black history in America, and students and staff, alike, are celebrating this important month by holding presentations and assemblies about the contributions and impact of African-Americans throughout history, and currently.

At IDEA Monterrey Park College Preparatory, Principal Curtis Lawrence and staff provided the opportunity for every IDEA Monterrey Park ...