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IDEA and More Than 20 Charter Organizations Share Why We Need Federal Support for All Schools, All Kids

In the “Skinny Budget” that the White House released this month, President Donald Trump offered $168 million in new funds for charter schools. As public charter school operators, we appreciate the proposed investment in new schools like ours. 

But we cannot support the President’s budget as currently proposed and we are determined to do everything in our power to work with Congress and the Administration to protect the programs that are essential to the...

STAAR Testing at IDEA

STAAR testing kicks off this week for IDEA scholars. Take a look at the testing schedule, along with a list of helpful testing tips for your IDEA scholar. Best of luck to all of our scholars and teachers this week!

March 2017 STAAR Testing schedule

Tuesday, March 28:

·       4th grade Writing

·       5th grade Math

·       7th grade Writing

·       8th grade Math

·       9th grade Engl...

​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. 

Do you want to teach at IDEA?  Learn more or apply today!

What drew you to IDEA Public Schools?

The number one asset t...