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  • Juan Torres and Kevin Olvera, #seniors at #IDEAQuest College Prep, are two of our four scholars who have been selected for a full-ride scholarship through the highly selective QuestBridge National College Match program! This program is a college and scholarship application process that helps outstanding low-income high school seniors gain admission and full four-year scholarships to the nation's most selective colleges. Juan received a full-ride scholarship to The University of Chicago and Kevin received a full-ride scholarship to the University of Notre Dame. Congratulations to our seniors on this great accomplishment! 
Interested in joining our Team & Family? Apply for 2019 – 20 school year today! Link in our bio! #IDEAProud #Classof2019 #NotreDame #UniversityofChicago #IDEAPublicSchools #CollegeforAll #QuestBridge #FullRideScholarship
  • Last weekend, we hosted our Annual 5K Walk/Run and Healthy Living Expo in Harlingen to promote fitness, health, and wellness amongst IDEA students and families, as well as our community members. Check out some of our favorite moments from the event below! 
Our next 5K Walk/Run will be in San Antonio on Saturday, January 26. Register at www.ideapublicschools.org/5k 
#HealthyKidsHere #IDEA5K #ThrowbackThursday #TBT #IDEAProud #IDEAPublicSchools
  • It’s National Computer Science Week and we are proud to announce that for the first time at IDEA Mission College Prep, students enrolled in BIMS that meet requirements can receive a #Microsoft Office Specialist Industry Certifications for both Word and PowerPoint. #ComputerScienceWeek #IDEAProud #IDEAPublicSchools #IDEAMission #BIMS
  • Field lessons at IDEA are a one-of-a-kind experience for our scholars as they get to visit colleges and universities across the country. Earlier this month, some of our juniors from IDEA South Flores had the opportunity to visit Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Columbia University, and New York University! #CollegeforAll #IDEASouthFlores #Harvard #MIT #Columbia #NYU #IDEAProud #IDEAPublicSchools #MotivationMonday
  • Check out the awesome moment Michelle Martinez, senior at IDEA Donna, found out she was accepted to her dream school Kalamazoo College in Michigan! Way to go, Michelle! #IDEAProud #CollegeforAll #IDEAPublicSchools #Classof2019 #Seniors #KalamazooCollege #IDEADonna #Michigan
  • Meet Ariana Quintanilla. She is a founding senior at IDEA Carver and a recipient of the Robinson Fellowship. Next fall, she hopes to attend Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi and major in medicine. #IDEAProud #IDEAPublicSchools #IDEACarver #Classof2019 #Seniors #DavidRobinson #Fellowship
  • IDEA gave Nohemi Pizana an opportunity to have a quality education and personal care. Now, she's giving to her student at IDEA Riverview College Prep what IDEA gave to her. 
This #GivingTuesday, become a part of the family of IDEA supporters who believe that college is for ALL children and ALL parents should have excellent school options. Click the link in our bio to donate today! #IDEAGives #IDEAProud #IDEAPublicSchools #GivingTuesday #GiveBack #MyGivingStory #CollegeForAll #Education
  • Today, we are thankful for our amazing Team & Family who ensures 100% of our scholars make it to and through college. Happy Thanksgiving, Team & Family! #HappyThanksgiving #Thankful #Thanksgiving #TeamandFamily
  • We are so thankful for everything our teachers have given our scholars! #IDEAGives #Thankful #IDEAProud #Teachers
  • IDEA gave Marisol Melgoza, IDEA parent and employee, support to ensure she and her son made it to and through college. What has IDEA given you? Let us know by using #IDEAGives in your posts! #Thankful #IDEAProud #IDEAPublicSchools #ThankfulTuesday #GiveThanks #ToandThrough #CollegeforAll
  • What’s a Thanksgiving meal without plenty of side dishes? IDEA has just the recipe you need to complete your #TurkeyDay spread. Our Balsamic-Maple Kale Salad is the perfect dish for you to make with your scholar on #Thanksgiving!  #SideDishes #IDEAPublicSchools #HealthyKidsHere #Healthy #Balsamic #Salad
IDEA Seniors are Getting Into Tier 1 Colleges and Universities--Here's How

IDEA Seniors are Getting Into Tier 1 Colleges and Universities--Here's How

For 12 consecutive years, 100 percent of IDEA's graduating seniors have been accepted into college, and an increasing number are accepted into Tier 1 and 2 level schools. This s...

Spotlight: Changing Lives As An IDEA Special Education Teacher

Spotlight: Changing Lives As An IDEA Special Education Teacher

William Pierce has enjoyed eight years teaching at IDEA San Benito College Preperatory and plans to spend many more focused on being the best special e...

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