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​Teacher Spotlight Q&A: Christopher Casella

Christopher Casella, a military veteran and Humanities Pre-AP teacher at IDEA College Preparatory South Flores in San Antonio, Texas, sat down to chat about his first year teaching at IDEA Public Schools, and how his time in the military shaped his teaching philosophy. 

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West Side IDEA school leads charter district’s dramatic health turnaround for students

By Alia Malik, Staff Writer

Physical education teacher David Alfaro demonstrates broad jump technique during physical education class at IDEA Monterrey Park on Friday, March 3, 2017. The "Healthy Kids Here" initiative aims to encourage ... more

Rebekah Rosas, a fourth-grader, joined the intramural basketball team a few weeks ago at the IDEA Monterrey Park charter school on the West Side. Her older sister, an eighth-grader, joined the school’s soccer team.

IDEA Celebrates National Nutrition Month

The month of March is always a special month here at IDEA Public Schools.  Scholars and teachers are busy preparing for their first round of STAAR testing, more college acceptances are rolling in for our seniors, it’s IDEA’s birthday month, and…it’s National Nutrition Month! 

IDEA is proud to celebrate National Nutrition Month, a time to spotlight nutrition education and healthy student diets across our campuses.  The national ca...