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IDEA Celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

“Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education.” - Martin Luther King, Jr.

Tomorrow, January 16, 2017, IDEA schools will be closed in the celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s life, work and legacy.    

As an organization fueled by the drive to create a more equal world through a quality education for all children, we champion this day as a time to remember a remarkable individual who fought to change...

Reading Excellence at IDEA Bluff Springs

IDEA Bluff Springs in Austin, Texas is building a culture of reading excellence, and your child can join in on the educational fun.      

Walk into the magical Accelerated Reader (AR) zone, where bookshelves line the walls and you can hear a pin drop.  You’ll find IDEA students immersed in both nonfiction and fiction books ranging from insects to magical worlds.

The AR Zone is a space devoted to promoting a cul...

IDEA Teacher Spotlight: Meet Ms. Biniasz

Do you want to become an IDEA teacher and change students’ lives for the better? Apply today!

Sarah Biniasz is a 6th grade Life Skills Teacher at IDEA Bluff Springs College Preparatory.  She began her career at IDEA Public Schools as a 6th grade Humanities teacher and later led the special education department at IDEA Mission College Prep in the Rio Grande Valley. After teaching at IDEA Mission for three years, Sarah was ...