100% Every Day: IDEA Mission Rise Scholars’ Journey to Gold at the Special Olympics

Five years ago, IDEA Mission College Preparatory scholars began a journey that would ultimately teach them about sportsmanship, teamwork, and community.  IDEA’s RISE program stands for Reaching Independence through Support and Instruction. Anna Gaona, Special Education RISE teacher at IDEA Mission says the goal of the program is to help students reach their highest potential.   As such, the campus was […]

Apply Today: IDEA Oscar Dunn New Orleans Student Application is Live!

The application window to apply to IDEA Oscar Dunn in New Orleans for the 2020-2021 school year is now open!    IDEA is a family of tuition-free public charter schools committed to seeing each child to and through college. We achieve our record of 100% college acceptance through a focus on personalized learning, core subjects, critical thinking […]

Statement from IDEA Public Schools on Supreme Court DACA Case

Newsroom Media Coverage Press Releases Press Kit 2019 PRESS RELEASE As the Supreme Court hears arguments today about the legality of ending the program, our IDEA Public Schools Team and Family stands in solidarity with recipients of  the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA), including our DACA and Dreamer students, alumni, teachers, and staff. […]

Meet Ken Campbell, IDEA Executive Director and Army Veteran

As a young soldier serving in the U.S. army, Ken Campbell learned the value of discipline, commitment and putting your team above all else. These were lessons that would ultimately shape his life and stay with him throughout his military career and tenure at IDEA Public Schools. Born and raised in Mississippi, Campbell was raised […]