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Team & Family: How Dalia Mendoza Went from IDEA Sibling to IDEA Founding Teacher

It is not uncommon for siblings to want what the other one has—whether it be a toy, a game, or a snack. But for Dalia Mendoza, she didn’t want her younger brother’s belongings, instead she wanted to have an opportunity to be a part of IDEA Public Schools like he did. The issue? She graduated from high school years ago and was almost done with her bachelor’s degree. So, she found a solutio...

19 IDEA Schools Graded an ‘A’ by Children at Risk

IDEA Public Schools is pleased to announce that 19 of our campuses were ranked and graded an ‘A’ by Children at Risk, a Houston-based nonprofit.  

Every year, Children at Risk ranks and grades Texas public schools to help parents, educators, and community members understand how schools in their community are performing and spark dialogue on the quality of public education across Texas.  

The rankings are based on student achievement on standardized tests, st...

IDEA Recognized as a Texas Honor Roll School District

Great news!   

IDEA Public Schools was recently recognized as a Texas Honor Roll school district.  Due to high achievement and student excellence in academics, IDEA was recognized as one of six districts who achieved this honor in the state of Texas.  

The program, sponsored by the Institute for Productivity in Education (IPE), is part of a national effort to identify higher-performing schools and districts that are improving student outcomes. IDEA Public Sch...