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IDEA Public Schools Kicks-Off 2018-19 School Year With New Schools in Texas and Louisiana

For the first time ever, IDEA Public Schools celebrated its first day of school in two states, as campus staff welcomed nearly 44,000 students across 5 regions in both Texas and Louisiana.

Students and families entered IDEA’s beautiful new campuses, and teachers waved hello as students laughed and hugged their parents before giving campus staff big high-fives and beginning the school day.

This year, IDEA also opened 9 new campuses including IDEA K...

Back to School: Meal Applications Now Available for Students at New IDEA Campuses

The 2018-2019 school year is nearly upon us and parents of students who are attending new IDEA campuses are urged to complete the free and reduced priced meals (FARM) application as soon as possible.

Students attending the following schools will need to fill out an application for free-and-reduced-lunch:

·         IDEA Bridge

·         IDEA Edgemere

·         IDEA Elsa

·         IDEA Ingram Hills

·         IDEA Innovation

·         IDEA Kyle

·         IDEA Owassa

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IDEA Receives $1.5 Million grant to fund 21st Century Community Learning Centers

The Texas Education Agency (TEA) has selected IDEA Public Schools as the recipient of a $1.5 million award for its 2018-2019 Texas 21st Century Community Learning Centers.

Programs like the 21st Century Community Learning Centers federal grant program have proven beneficial for offering students a range of after school activities that complement and align with academic programs and improve student performance. Funded by the U.S. Department of Education, these programs offer schools...