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IDEA Names Ana Martinez Executive Director, IDEA Public Schools Tarrant County

Ana Martinez, a nationally respected leader in education, has been named Executive Director of IDEA Public Schools’ newest region in Tarrant County, Texas.  Ana is poised to lead IDEA in the Tarrant County community as the organization lays groundwork for establishing schools in the fall of 2019. 

About Ana Martinez

Ana has a wealth of experience as an educational leader and educator for 15 years.  She most recently served as Executive Director of Mi...

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...