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  • A popular myth is that charter schools don’t serve students in need of special education. At IDEA Public Schools, college for all really means ALL. Swipe to watch the full video. ➡️ #SpecialEducation #CollegeForAll #IDEAProud
  • Did you know we're also celebrating National Charter Schools Week? We are proud to offer a high-quality education option in the communities we serve. If you’re proud that your scholar attends IDEA leave a blue heart in the comments below. 💙 #CharterSchoolsWeek #IDEAProud #CharterSchool #IDEAPublicSchools
  • Happy Mother's Day, Team & Family! Today we are thankful for all of the IDEA moms, grandmas, aunts and godmothers who support our scholars on the road to and through college! 💙 💛  #MothersDay #TeamandFamily
  • "The Special Olympics gives our scholars strength, self-value, self-awareness, acceptance, and has taught them how to love and care for their team. They encourage each other to do their best and that mindset transfers back to the classroom." Anna Losoya, RISE Teacher at IDEA Mission 
Congratulations to our IDEA Mission Special Olympics Soccer team for becoming state finalists! #IDEAProudMoment #CollegeforAll #ThrowbackThrusday #IDEAMission #TBT
  • Happy National School Nurse Day to our fantastic IDEA Health Aides. Thank you for everything you do for our students. Your care and compassion is appreciated every day! #NationalSchoolNurseDay #SchoolNurse #HealthAide
  • ¡Hola a todos! My name is Ulises Manzano, this is my 11th year at IDEA CP Donna and my 4th year as a Master Teacher. I love this picture because I’m surrounded by 16 of my IB Lengua y Literatura students, a course that is mostly taught in Spain and Latin America. Tomorrow, I have the opportunity to take over IDEA’s Instagram and share about my day...stay tuned! #HappyTeacherAppreciationWeek #IDEATitans @srappletree
  • Today, we're throwing it back to last year's Welcome to IDEA 2018 events. We can't wait to begin our 2019 Welcome to IDEA events this weekend! New-to-IDEA families, you can learn more information about your school's event by clicking on the link in our bio. 💛💙
#Throwback #TBT #ThrowbackThursday #WelcometoIDEA #TeamandFamily #IDEAPublicSchools #IDEAProud
  • Happy National Principals' Day! Thank you to our fearless leaders that help lead their campus to ensure our scholars make it to and through college! 🍎✏️📚#NationalPrincipalsDay #Principal #Leader #IDEAPublicSchools #Scholars
  • Meet Jhessial Benavides. She is a part of our first senior class at IDEA Carver and is making history as their first Valedictorian! This fall she will be attending Purdue University! Way to go, scholar! 👏 👏 👏 #IDEAProud #BetterMakeRoom #CollegeSigningDay #CSD19 #SanAntonio #TheirLegacyStartsHere #ReachHigher
  • New-to-IDEA families, Welcome to IDEA is almost here! Give us a 👍  in the comment section if you are ready for your event! 
You can learn more information about your school's Welcome to IDEA event at the link here.
#IDEAPublicSchools #WelcometoIDEA #TeamandFamily #IDEAProud
  • That’s a wrap for CSD 2019! Yesterday, we ended our College Signing Day celebrations with IDEA Donna, IDEA McAllen, IDEA Mission and IDEA Alamo. Check out some of our favorite moments from yesterday below. •
#TheirLegacyStartsHere #CSD19 #CollegeSigningDay #IDEAProud #RioGrandeValley #FirstGen #ProofPoint #Committo4Years #BetterMakeRoom #ReachHigher #CollegeForAll #Seniors #Classof2019 #Classof2023 #FBF
IDEA McAllen Principal Awarded Prestigious Ryan Award for Closing the Achievement Gap

IDEA McAllen Principal Awarded Prestigious Ryan Award for Closing the Achievement Gap

In a surprise ceremony in front of students, staff and family, IDEA College Preparatory McAllen Principal Joán Alvarez was honored with the Accelerate Institute’s ...

Meet IDEA Special Education Leader: Carmen Rincon

Meet IDEA Special Education Leader: Carmen Rincon

Over the last three years, IDEA’s Special Education population has grown by approximately 65 percent. This rapid expansion has created wonderful opportunities to grow our Tea...

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