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Thank You, Substitute Teachers!

Friday, November 18 is Substitute Educators Day, a day to encourage increased respect for substitute education employees.   Each year during American Education Week, substitute

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Thank You, Substitute Teachers!

Friday, November 18 is Substitute Educators Day, a day to encourage increased respect for substitute education employees.   Each year during American Education Week, substitute

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In Memoriam: Lowry Mays

IDEA San Antonio Team & Family, It is with a heavy heart that I share the passing of Lowry Mays, a San Antonio philanthropist, businessman,

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Happy First Day of School Team & Family! on blue background

Welcome Back Team & Family!

Over the next three weeks, IDEA Public Schools will welcome over 83,000 motivated and bright scholars and more than 11,000 Team & Family for their first

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In Memoriam: Al Lopez

Team & Family, it is with a heavy heart that we share the passing of Al Lopez, IDEA’s Acting Superintendent and Interim Chief Executive Officer

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Beginning of Year FAQs

School is back in session, Team & Family! We want to share some of the most frequently asked questions about the 2021-22 school year, including

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COVID-19 Vaccine Information & Schedule | IDEA Public Schools

COVID-19 Vaccine Information & Timeline

Vaccines are a safe and effective way to reduce the risk of serious illness. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends everyone 12 years and older get a COVID-19 vaccination to help protect against infection and

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IDEA Public Schools Dell Scholars 2021

Thirty-one IDEA Seniors Named 2021 Dell Scholar Finalists

Great news! Thirty-one scholars from IDEA’s 2021 graduating class have been named Dell Scholar finalists. Our scholars are among 500 winners nationwide selected this year to receive the prestigious Dell Scholarship, providing students with financial assistance, networking resources, and college and

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Proudly Celebrating Native American Heritage Month

This month, IDEA Public Schools is proud to celebrate the rich ancestry, culture, traditions, and contributions of American Indian and Indigenous Communities during Native American Heritage Month. This celebration is also an important opportunity to educate our

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10 Tips to Stay Healthy This Fall

As both the holidays and cooler weather approach, we want to make sure our Team & Family are taking every precaution to stay healthy. We’re sharing some guidance for keeping yourself, your family and

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Beginning of Year FAQs

School is back in session and we want to share some of the most frequently asked questions about the 2020-21 school year, including our plans for continued rigorous and joyful instruction, whether

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Nine IDEA Seniors Named Dell Scholar Finalists

Have you heard the great news?  Nine scholars from IDEA’s 2020 graduating class have been named Dell Scholar Finalists.  Our scholars are among 500 winners nationwide selected this year to receive the prestigious Dell Scholarship, providing students

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Charter Schools: Myths vs. Facts   

Over the last two decades, student enrollment in public charter schools in the U.S. has grown exponentially. Today, charter schools serve an estimated 3.2 million public school students nationwide. And IDEA Public

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New IDEA Principals Announced

We are thrilled to announce eight outstanding individuals who will become principals of IDEA schools during the 2020-21 school year.  These leaders will serve as

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Building a Bridge

Jervion’zoe Brown, 3rd grader, and Kiante Walker, 1st grader, are students at IDEA Bridge Academy. They also happen to be cousins and give each other a cheery wave and a greeting when they pass in the school

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Safe Schools from the Ground Up

Dozens of safety procedures are implemented on IDEA campuses each day to protect our students. From securing building access to monthly training drills, our security

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The Basics of Pre-K at IDEA

IDEA is a family of tuition-free, Pre-K – 12 public charter schools open to serving all students and committed to ensuring every scholar is prepared

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Thank You, Substitute Teachers!

Friday, November 18 is Substitute Educators Day, a day to encourage increased respect for substitute education employees.   Each year during American Education Week, substitute

Read More

In Memoriam: Lowry Mays

IDEA San Antonio Team & Family, It is with a heavy heart that I share the passing of Lowry Mays, a San Antonio philanthropist, businessman,

Read More
Happy First Day of School Team & Family! on blue background

Welcome Back Team & Family!

Over the next three weeks, IDEA Public Schools will welcome over 83,000 motivated and bright scholars and more than 11,000 Team & Family for their first

Read More

In Memoriam: Al Lopez

Team & Family, it is with a heavy heart that we share the passing of Al Lopez, IDEA’s Acting Superintendent and Interim Chief Executive Officer

Read More