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Our First Major Funding Commitment

Midland and Odessa, Texas — A large and diverse group of businesses, foundations and individuals from both Midland and Ector Counties today announced they have collectively committed nearly $55 million in private funding needed to bring nationally recognized IDEA Public Schools to Midland and Odessa beginning in the fall of 2020. Local philanthropists have been […]

PSP meeting about IDEA schools

Foundations, PSP come together to make IDEA project happen

Collaboration between three of Midland’s major philanthropic players and the Permian Strategic Partnership helped make possible one of the biggest education announcements in the city’s history.   IDEA Public Schools will bring 14 schools to Midland-Odessa by 2024-2025, and one reason is $55 million in private funding; $45 million of that is from Midland’s philanthropic and […]