Karla Tobias, IDEA Team Member and Alumna Works to Help Students and Families Every Day

November is National Homeless Youth Awareness Month. In honor of this important month, we’re spotlighting Karla Tobias, an integral member of the IDEA Team & Family who works every day to help spread awareness of the effects of homelessness on many American families and share important resources for those who may be experiencing it. What […]

What You Should Know About McKinney Vento, A Program To Help Children Who Are Experiencing Homelessness

IDEA Public Schools would like to make families aware of the McKinney-Vento Act to support our family’s social-emotional learning and ensure everyone has the resources they need. What is considered an individual experiencing homelessness? Under the McKinney- Vento Act, “homelessness” is defined as “individuals who lack a fixed, regular, and/or adequate nighttime residence.” Fixed– Permanent, […]

What you should know about IDEA’s 2022-2023 Fall Family Survey

To support our family’s social-emotional learning and school climate, 3rd -12th-grade students and parents will participate in a school survey this Fall.  The Fall Family Survey will provide valuable insight that supports the well-being of each family. Working together, we will continue to improve and ensure the success of all IDEA students. Continue reading to […]

An interview with Trenace Dorsey, IDEA Southeast College Preparatory parent

Trenace and Darae Dorsey have been proud members of the IDEA Southeast College Preparatory community for almost a year. Go Stingers! Trenace Dorsey, a current IDEA Southeast parent, serves on IDEA Tarrant County’s Regional Advisory Board, and she is also an IDEA Family Advocacy team member. Darae, a 6th grader, is passionate about student council, […]

Get Connected: Affordable Connectivity Program To Replace the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program

Attention, IDEA families! We know reliable internet at home is essential to extend the learning day, help students complete their homework and boost the home-to-school connection.  If you are struggling to obtain reliable internet access, we want to make you aware of the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP). The Affordable Connectivity Program is a program that will help households struggling to afford internet service during […]