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Fuller Versus IDEA
Charter school group attacks academic's work, he rebuts
"...has been over Prof. Edward J. Fuller's analysis of IDEA Public Schools' results in the Valley...."

Dec. 8, 2011 News Post by Richard Whittaker

IDEA Opt-Out Deadline Friday
Last chance to avoid the Allan takeover
"...Feb. 24: That's the big deadline looming over the IDEA Public Schools takeover of Austin ISD's Allan Elementary –..."

Feb. 23, 2012 News Post by Richard Whittaker

The History of an IDEA
Factchecking the AISD trustees' op-ed claims
"...on after the PR pummeling it took over the IDEA Public Schools debacle. But if its latest attempt to..."

Dec. 28, 2011 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Austin ISD: The IDEA Debate in Full
Four hours to spare? Monday's board meeting for your viewing pleasure
"...full-on fireworks display. But when they started talking about IDEA Allan, the fuse was lit. It will really go..."

Dec. 6, 2012 News Post by Richard Whittaker

More of an Idea About IDEA
Charter group fills in library and lunch details
"...One of the biggest frustrations about IDEA Allan (apart from it looking like Austin ISD's push..."

June 14, 2012 News Post by Richard Whittaker

AISD Cancels IDEA Contract
Trustees split 5-4 but Allan heads back to community
"...year: Responsive Education Solutions at Travis and Lanier, and IDEA Allan. Now they still have two, but IDEA Public..."

Dec. 18, 2012 News Post by Richard Whittaker

The Storify of AISD and IDEA
How the East Austin community fired back against the charter plan
" hand the Eastside Memorial Vertical Team over to IDEA Public Schools put on-line. We can't quite manage that,..."

Dec. 21, 2011 News Post by Richard Whittaker

AISD and IDEA in Tweets
Charting Monday's meeting in 140 characters or less
" advocates and the board split badly over the IDEA Public Schools plans for Eastside Memorial. Fortunately, our Twitter..."

Dec. 13, 2011 News Post by Richard Whittaker

IDEA's Admission Lottery Today
If only Vegas gave these odds
"...IDEA Public Schools is touting that it has exceeded its..."

May 17, 2012 News Post by Richard Whittaker

No Idea Festival Q&A
Improvisational guru Chris Cogburn explains the matrix
"...In a festival-heavy town, No Idea is a breed apart. Now 14, the free improvisation/experimental..."

Feb. 16, 2017 Music Post by Michael Toland

IDEA Still Trying To Fill Seats
New charter school has lost some of its recruits
"...At the start of the summer, IDEA Public Schools proudly proclaimed it had so many applicants..."

July 13, 2012 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

AISD: IDEA Down, Travis Heights Up
AISD board cancels IDEA at Allan, but IDEA promises to stay in town
"...of trustees voted to cancel the district's contract with IDEA Public Schools, right after approving a new community-led charter..."

Dec. 21, 2012 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

An IDEA Whose Time Has Passed?
The AISD board contemplates terminating its contract with IDEA Public Schools
"...The future of IDEA Public Schools in the Austin Independent School District may..."

Dec. 7, 2012 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Enrollment Stalling, IDEA Gets Magnetic
IDEA begins recruiting districtwide, magnet-style
"...Independent School District first proposed handing campuses over to IDEA Public Schools, it was sold to parents and trustees..."

April 13, 2012 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

IDEA Still Hunting Enrollment
Students opting out of new charter school in favor of existing AISD schools
"...Austin Independent School District talks about its alliance with IDEA Public Schools, the chatter is always about expanding the..."

March 23, 2012 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Not Everyone Keen on Charter IDEA
AISD considers partnership with charter school program
" response last week when Superintendent Meria Car­star­phen and IDEA Public Schools CEO Tom Torkelson laid out their proposal..."

Nov. 11, 2011 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

IDEA's Records Show Kids From Across District
Charter school says its fulfilling mission to serve the underserved
"...With the first class seated, IDEA Allan teachers know what kids they are teaching this..."

Oct. 5, 2012 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Austin ISD's Partnership With IDEA
"...for your letter to the editor [“It's a Bad Idea,” "Postmarks" online, Jan. 31] regarding Austin ISD’s partnership with..."

Feb. 6, 2012 Postmarks

Kicking Around an IDEA
Board punts charter vote to Dec. 19
"...School and Allan Elementary into an in-district charter under IDEA Public Schools, eventually choosing to delay the final decision..."

Dec. 16, 2011 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

IDEA Enrollment Numbers Fall Short
Charter school sits at 93% capacity
"...IDEA Allan, the Austin Independent School District's controversial in-district charter..."

Sept. 21, 2012 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

AISD Approves Its Big IDEA, 6-3
Board ignores overwhelming opposition to charter proposal
" hand over the Eastside Memorial Vertical Team to IDEA Public Schools to run as an in-district charter program..."

Dec. 23, 2011 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Examine Complexities of IDEA Issue
"...President Mark Williams that the matter of partnering with IDEA to create two in-district charter schools is a philosophical..."

Dec. 19, 2011 Postmarks

IDEA Partnership Can Work
"...Dear Editor, Re: "Not Everyone Keen on Charter IDEA" [News, Nov. 11]: Eastside neighborhood parents and Austin school..."

Nov. 16, 2011 Postmarks

As A National Board Certerfied Teacher Shocked by IDEA School
"...Certified Teacher, I was shocked to learn about the IDEA school [“Not Everyone Keen on Charter IDEA,” News, Nov...."

Nov. 17, 2011 Postmarks

SXSW Film Review: A Bad Idea Gone Wrong
The very model of a modern major indie comedy
" to say that the shock of A Bad Idea Gone Wrong’s fluttery charm does not take away from..."

March 12, 2017 SXSW Post by Sean L. Malin

Idea Man for the Future
Ian Cion is out to build a better world, through public art
"...of working with economically disadvantaged families tempered his youthful idealism. He told me distinctly, "I choose to be an..."

March 3, 2006 Arts Feature by Rachel Koper

A Capital Idea
How Josh Baer helps people 'quit their jobs' to join the bustling hive at Capital Factory
"...– small companies founded on little more than an idea and sound wi-fi. More than 150 such companies office..."

Oct. 4, 2013 Screens Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Another Idea From Irrational-Government Hell
"...listening to some blather on the radio about an idea to tax by mileage instead of by gallon of..."

Sept. 21, 2007 Postmarks

No Idea Festival Thanks
"...including Michael Chamy's wonderfully written review of the No Idea Festival double CD, included in your February 11 edition..."

March 7, 2005 Postmarks

Bad Idea
"...belong in public gatherings where tensions already exist. Bad idea...."

July 27, 2020 Postmarks

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