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IDEA Scholars Become Junior Master Gardeners

Food literacy is growing at IDEA Public Schools.  Just ask our Junior Master Gardeners. 

“Being a Junior Master Gardener keeps you active,” said David Jones, 7th grader at IDEA Eastside College Preparatory, one of more than 150 Junior Master Gardeners across the IDEA Public Schools network.  “I’ve learned so much this year about the amazing insects that help plants grow.  I’ve learned about why it’s so important to eat the right foods.” ...

Reading Royalty at IDEA Public Schools

3 regions.  2,926 Royal Readers.

This week, IDEA Public Schools hosted Royal Reader celebrations across the Rio Grande Valley, San Antonio, and Austin to commemorate our scholars and their amazing reading achievement.  Becoming a Royal Reader is no small feat.  To achieve Royal Reader status, students must read more than one million words throughout the year—that’s nearly the entire Harry Potter series combined!  This word count is kept track in IDEA’s Accelerat...

Careers at IDEA: Make Your Application Stand Out!

At IDEA Public Schools, we receive about 10 applications for every teacher vacancy. For some positions, we receive as many as 100 applications for a single opening! That makes our application process very competitive, and we want to help YOU put your best foot forward in our process!

How? Check out a few tips and suggestions below!

Sweat the Small Stuff

Details matter! Why? Paying close...