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World Social Work Day: Honoring IDEA's Student Advocates

IDEA Public Schools is proudly celebrating World Social Work Day on March 19. This special day promotes the importance of human relationships.  It is the key day in the year that social workers worldwide stand together to celebrate the achievements of the profession and take the theme message into their communities, workplaces and to their governments to raise awareness of the social work contributions and need for further action. 

IDEA is proud to have ...

Fifteen IDEA Seniors Named Dell Scholar Finalists

Have you heard the great news?  Fifteen IDEA scholars, all of whom are part of IDEA’s 2019 graduating class, have just been named Dell Scholar Finalists.  This means that these 15 individuals will receive the nationally renowned Dell Scholarship, which provides students with financial assistance, resources, and mentoring to ensure they have the support they need to obtain a bachelor’s degree.

Congratulations to the scholarship recipients!  The IDEA Team & Family is so pro...

From South Asia to South Texas: How This Founding IDEA Principal Journeyed Through Education

The early path of education for Raj Desai, the founding principal of IDEA Los Encinos College Preparatory, was traveled on with a small, yet sturdy bicycle.  Every morning in Gujarat, India, he would bike 2.5 miles to elementary school, no matter the weather. Even though the commute was long and tiring, Raj understood the importance of his journey. His parents, although they never graduated from college, knew the value of education and made sacrifices for ...