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IDEA Public Schools to Keep Current Safety Precautions in Place at ALL Texas Schools
TEXAS (March 2, 2021) – IDEA Public Schools has announced that to keep staff, students, and families safe, the district will continue with all current safety protocols in schools across Texas.
“At IDEA Public Schools, we remain steadfast in the belief that our health and safety protocols have been the key to mitigating the spread of COVID-19 in our schools and communities,” says Irma Munoz, Chief Operating Officer at IDEA Public Schools. “Study after study has reaffirmed this belief, and we will continue to operate under the latest recommendations from the CDC, and local and state health authorities, in an effort to keep our scholars and communities safe.”
IDEA will continue to operate by safety protocols including:
- Health screenings before entering buildings
- Masks will be worn at all times
- Hand sanitation before entering the building and throughout the school day
- Sanitation of frequently touched surfaces
- Social distancing to the extent possible
In addition to the above protocols, IDEA will continue to provide rapid COVID-19 tests at all campuses to staff and in-person students experiencing symptoms.
For more information on IDEA Public Schools’ health recommendations, information and resources, health and safety protocols, and links to the CDC and state health departments, please click here.
ABOUT IDEA PUBLIC SCHOOLS
IDEA Public Schools believes that each and every child can go to college. Since 2000, IDEA Public Schools has grown from a small school with 150 students to the fastest-growing network of tuition-free, Pre-K-12 public charter schools in the United States. Currently, the network serves 66,000 college-bound students in 120 schools across Texas and Louisiana. IDEA has been recognized as a “Great Place to Work” and received national rankings on The Washington Post and U.S. News & World Report’s Top High Schools lists. IDEA remains on-track to uphold its legacy of sending 100% of its graduates to college.