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Big Dreams, Bright Futures: IDEA Readies for College Signing Day Celebrations

The stage is set, and the excitement is palpable as 849 IDEA high school seniors prepare to take their first step towards writing a brand-new chapter in their academic careers. We are proud to celebrate our students’ long-standing commitment to receiving a post-secondary education with a series of presentations in observance of College Signing Day 2018 this week.

The State Farm Arena in Hidalgo, Texas will welcome approximately 18,000 guests as families, educators, distinguished guests, an...

Bright Louisiana Beginnings

Fall of 2018 marks an important transition here at IDEA. Why? It’s the first time we’ll open schools outside of the state of Texas. That’s right! IDEA Public Schools will be opening its doors in Southern Louisiana for 1,000 students in grades K-2 and 6 at IDEA Innovation and grades K-3 and 6 at IDEA Bridge, all of whom will begin their journey on the road to success in college and in life. In just a few ...

IDEA Teacher Spotlight: Megan Burnham

Megan Burnham is currently a Special Education teacher at IDEA Mays College Preparatory. Originally from New York, Megan found herself on a path to law school, but after spending time in Northern Ireland, found herself with a calling to assist students in underserved communities.“I’m just very happy to be working here at IDEA,” Megan said. “I’m very blessed especially that I ended up here at IDEA Mays – I love our staff and our team...