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The Solar Eclipse: Enjoying the Phenomenon Safely

On Monday, August 21, 2017, all of North America will have a solar eclipse. The Moon will cover at least part of the Sun for 2 to 3 hours. Halfway through, anyone within a narrow path from Oregon to South Carolina will experience a brief total eclipse. The Moon will completely block the Sun’s bright face for up to 2 minutes and 40 seconds. Day will turn into night, and (weather permitting) one of nature’s most awesome sights wil...

​TEA Releases 2017 Accountability Ratings: 11 Campuses Earned All Eligible Distinctions

The Texas Education Agency (TEA) released the annual campus distinction and 2017 state accountability ratings.

These ratings revealed that 11 IDEA schools received all eligible distinctions. These 11 campuses include:

·         IDEA Academy Edinburg

·         IDEA Academy Weslaco

·         IDEA Academy McAllen

·         IDEA Quest College Prep

·         IDEA College Prep Edinburg

·         IDEA College Prep McAllen

·         IDEA College Prep Weslaco Pike

·         IDEA South Flores College Prep

·         IDEA Monterrey Park College Pre...

​The First Week of School at IDEA Public Schools

What a week it has been at IDEA Public Schools!  We kicked off our 17th school year on August 14 as more than 4,000 employees welcomed more than 36,000 students to 61 schools across Texas.  From the Rio Grande Valley, to San Antonio, and all the way to Austin, our Team & Family committed to whatever it takes as we embarked on another record-setting year for our scholars. 

Be sure to check out all the First Week ...