WESLACO, RGV - At a luncheon hosted by the Rio Grande Valley Society of Marketing Professional Services, Connie Lopez, deputy director for Region One’s Finance Advisory Council, spoke of the excellent achievements of Valley schools. “Region One is the strongest...
EDINBURG, RGV – Dr. Cornelio Gonzalez, executive director of Region One Education Service Center, says he is extremely proud that Dr. Tina Atkins has won a top honor from UT-Rio Grande Valley and HESTEC. Atkins, a longtime educator, recently retired...
EDINBURG, RGV - Region One Education Service Center recently announced that its schools are among the highest performing in the state. At the group’s annual public hearing - in which the Texas Education Agency’s state accountability report is presented -...
HARLINGEN, RGV - When people find their "why" and know their purpose they live in that space and every day is about championing that work. That was the message Harlingen CISD Superintendent Art Cavazos gave at an RGG Live event...
BROWNSVILLE, RGV - The Texas State Board of Education appointed an advisory committee to create a long-range plan for public education, but a board member said the committee does not accurately reflect the demographic makeup of students in Texas. The...
ELSA, RGV - When 36,000 students stepped foot into their campuses in the Rio Grande Valley, Austin and San Antonio last week, IDEA Public Schools became the largest charter school group in the nation. So reported Tom Torkelson, co-founder and...
PHARR, RGV - Michelle Cardoza, principal at PSJA’s Berta Palacios Elementary School in south Pharr, recently attended a prestigious and highly selective leadership institute called Closing the Achievement Gap at Harvard University. The week-long program helps school leaders learn how...
MCALLEN, RGV - Well known for embracing technology, McAllen ISD hosted its 3rd annual iPadPalooza last Thursday at McAllen High School. At the event, teachers from all over the Rio Grande Valley learned about the different technology that can help...
MISSION, RGV - Paula Garcia, executive director of Teach For America in the Rio Grande Valley, has been tapped for the position of senior vice president–regional field executive. In this position, Garcia, Ed. D., will work closely with executive directors...
SAN JUAN, Texas - Harvard University is one of the most prestigious universities in North America. For many high school students, going to Harvard University would be a dream come true. For one PSJA ISD student, that dream came...

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