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The Top 4 Reasons to Utilize Accelerated Reader & Hotspot Software During Thanksgiving Break

With the Thanksgiving holiday around the corner, it’s time to relax, spend time with family and friends, and…continue learning!  

Did you know that IDEA’s Accelerated Reader & iLearning Hotspot software will be available during Thanksgiving Break, November 18 through November 26? 

Here are four reasons your child should log on and keep the learning going while snuggled up at home, or on a fun trip to the local library.

Reason 1...

Personalized Learning at IDEA Public Schools

IDEA’s academic model is built upon personalized learning, because every scholar learns at their own pace.  

Small learning groups, regular access to technology, tailored reading programs and personal attention from expert teachers are just some of the ways we make sure each student is learning at the level just right for them.

For example, IDEA Academy Edinburg student, Ethan Gobina, was thriving in his reading and language arts class.  If he comp...

IDEA Scholar Publishes Debut Novel at Twelve Years Old

We want to congratulate an IDEA scholar for an amazing literary achievement.  Raul Ceron Garcia, 8th grader at IDEA College Preparatory Donna, just published his first book.  That’s right, you heard correctly—Raul is just 12 years old, and is already a published author!   

Rocio Garcia Lara, Raul’s mother, said this of her amazing son: “Raul is a natural writer.  At the age of 6 years old, he came to me with a constructi...