Celebrating Facilities Appreciation Day

Our IDEA facilities team consists of our amazing custodians, facilities managers, regional managers of facilities and construction, and HQ staff who go above and beyond to ensure academic excellence by making sure our campuses are running smoothly and students are getting the best educational experience possible.  Maria Raygoza, Custodian at IDEA Bluff Springs  For IDEA’s […]

September 20 is National Voter Registration Day

National Voter Registration Day Celebrate by Registering to Vote

September 20 is National Voter Registration Day  Did you know that Tuesday, September 20th, is National Voter Registration Day? National Voter Registration Day aims to make sure no one who wants to cast a ballot misses the opportunity due to a registration problem.  IDEA is excited to celebrate National Voter Registration Day for the third […]

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, and tremendous supporter of IDEA in San Antonio.  In 1994, Mr. Mays and his wife founded the Mays Family Foundation with the mission to support “causes that aid, empower, enrich […]

IDEA Public Schools Proudly Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month  

IDEA Public Schools is proud to join our nation in celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 – October 15! This annual celebration honors the history, cultures, and contributions of U.S. Hispanic and Latinx communities to American society, including those whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America.  The celebration […]

IDEA Public Schools Receives Distinction for Most Healthy Schools in Nation

IDEA is excited to announce that 104 schools across our Texas and Tampa Bay regions are among the top schools nationwide to earn a spot on the Alliance for a Healthier Generation 2022 list of “America’s Healthiest Schools” for their commitment to promoting quality nutrition, regular physical activity, and strong wellness policies.  Schools were recognized […]

Low-Cost Internet Available Through the Affordable Connectivity Program

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

IDEA Seniors in the RGV Reveal College Decisions at College Signing Day 2022

After a two-year hiatus from in-person College Signing Day events, IDEA seniors in the Rio Grande Valley revealed their college decisions in front of friends, family, and scholars over three days at the Bert Ogden Arena in Edinburg, Texas. This season of joy and celebration is proof of the hard work and effort our Team […]

IDEA Public Schools Names Lone Finalist for Superintendent

Board taps Texas Education Agency’s deputy commissioner Dr. Jeff Cottrill to lead network of public charter schools focused on College for All The Board of Directors of IDEA Public Schools today named Dr. Jeff Cottrill as the lone finalist to become Superintendent of the Texas-based charter school network. Cottrill has been a senior leader at […]

Honoring Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month 

Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month | IDEA Public Schools

IDEA Public Schools is proud to join our nation in honoring Asian American & Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month (Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month) throughout the month of May! This community has played a significant role in shaping the history, diversity and progress of our nation, with a rich heritage that is thousands of years old. […]