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Great IDEA: Recipes for a Happy and Healthy 4th of July

The 4th of July is upon us and for many, celebrating our nation’s independence means food, family, and fun. From delicious family recipes to evening fireworks displays, what’s not to love? As a recent National Healthy Schools Award winner, and part of IDEA’s Healthy Kids Here initiative to promote a healthy and active lifestyle for our students and increase student access to healthy and nutritious foods, we have compiled some of our f...

IDEA Allan: New name. Same Excellence.

IDEA Allan, in Austin, Texas, will be renamed IDEA Montopolis, effective July 1, 2018.

Since its founding in 2012, IDEA Allan has created an incredible track record of leading every scholar on a path towards college and success. The school’s legacy and rich history is widespread in the communities in which it serves.

After it was recently brought to the attention of campus and senior leadership that the Allan campus was named a...

IDEA Staff Spotlight: Mara Wenzel

As a Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (LSSP) at IDEA Headquarters, Mara Wenzel says she is motivated by changing the lives of children in the region she grew up in. When Mara started her career as a teacher, she knew right away that she wanted to make an impact and minimize obstacles that would prevent students from meeting their potential.

“I feel like that’s what IDEA is all about,” Mara said. “We enco...