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  Momentum growing for Mexican American Studies course in Texas high schools
EDINBURG, April 6 - A Texas State Board of Education member says his efforts to allow school districts to provide Mexican American Studies have been boosted by the White House’s focus on Hispanic war heroes.
  Rodríguez, García: Past heroes, new future
AUSTIN, April 3 - If you've seen the recently released "Cesar Chavez" in the movies, you heard the iconic phrase, "We've seen the future and the future is ours." Cesar Chavez might as well have been talking about today's Texas Latinos.
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    Acevedo: The Only Outcome that Matters: College Completion
WACO, March 23 - Leaders in Texas public schools, colleges and universities, especially those in South Texas, don’t get it.
    PSJA's success featured in new book
PHARR, March 9 - Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD has great raw material to work with in part because its immigrant and colonia students come from hardworking families hungry for success.
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    Nelsen: Valley could lose its college-ready culture
EDINBURG, March 4 - University of Texas-Pan American President Robert Nelsen says the Rio Grande Valley has, thankfully, now developed a college-ready culture.
    Davis gives her views on charter schools
WESLACO, December 18 - For a recent story on gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott’s visit to IDEA Public Schools in Weslaco, the Guardian and KMBH 88 FM sought the views of his likely opponent in the general election.
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  Momentum growing for Mexican American Studies course in Texas high schools
EDINBURG, April 6 - A Texas State Board of Education member says his efforts to allow school districts to provide Mexican American Studies have been boosted by the White House’s focus on Hispanic war heroes.
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  Rodríguez, García: Past heroes, new future
AUSTIN, April 3 - If you've seen the recently released "Cesar Chavez" in the movies, you heard the iconic phrase, "We've seen the future and the future is ours." Cesar Chavez might as well have been talking about today's Texas Latinos.
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  Acevedo: The Only Outcome that Matters: College Completion
WACO, March 23 - Leaders in Texas public schools, colleges and universities, especially those in South Texas, don’t get it.
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  PSJA's success featured in new book
PHARR, March 9 - Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD has great raw material to work with in part because its immigrant and colonia students come from hardworking families hungry for success.
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  Nelsen: Valley could lose its college-ready culture
EDINBURG, March 4 - University of Texas-Pan American President Robert Nelsen says the Rio Grande Valley has, thankfully, now developed a college-ready culture.
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  Davis gives her views on charter schools
WESLACO, December 18 - For a recent story on gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott’s visit to IDEA Public Schools in Weslaco, the Guardian and KMBH 88 FM sought the views of his possible opponent in the general election.
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  Abbott: State of Texas can learn from IDEA Public Schools
WESLACO, December 17 - Gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott says Texas can be No. 1 in the nation for public education if it follows the best practices of institutions like IDEA Public Schools.
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  Doors open for parents who want more education
SAN JUAN, November 26 - Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD officials knew they were on to something big with their new adult education classes when some residents in Weslaco tried to sign up for courses using fictitious address in the PSJA area.
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  Carreon: An international lesson on the strength of local heritage
McALLEN, October 29 - As we sat around the table, deep in conversation with a group of educators from across Texas and Latin America, one of the teachers from Chile noted, “To help our students achieve everything we know they’re capable of, we must truly know them as an individual and a member of their community, meet them where they are, and start their journey to empowerment from that point.”
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  Education commissioner energized by Valley visit
PHARR, October 5 - Texas Education Commissioner Michael Williams says he is returning to Austin with “more energy and passion” after seeing the improvements being made in school districts in the Rio Grande Valley.
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  López: Texas Latinos, Demographics, and the Politics of Change
AUSTIN, September 16 - Today’s reporting on public education has increasingly become a narrow overplay of what we already know.
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  Woodard: Steps toward equality
MISSION, July 28 - Just last month, I was at a high school talent show and the auditorium was dark save for a dimly lit stage.
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  King: Parental and community engagement centers can transform Valley
SAN JUAN, July 6 - Economic growth in the Rio Grande Valley will explode once the talents of its residents are maximized and one way to do this is through the development and nurturing of parent and community engagement centers.
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  Uresti and Alvarado: Veto of sugary drinks bill hinders fight against childhood obesity
AUSTIN, June 18 - Perhaps the most commonly accepted tenant of a successful society is that children need the wisdom and guidance of adults.
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  VAMOS awards scholarships to 50 Valley students
EDINBURG, June 17 - The Valley Alliance of Mentors for Opportunities and Scholarships (VAMOS) held its 17th annual scholarship banquet at the UTPA Community Engagement and Student Success building in Edinburg last week.
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  King to participate in Clinton Global Initiative next week
SAN JUAN, June 8 - PSJA ISD Superintendent Daniel P. King is to participate in the Clinton Global Initiative, which takes place June 13 and 14 in Chicago.
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  United ISD wins praise for launching Oil and Gas Program
LAREDO, June 1 - State Sen. Juan Hinojosa sponsored a resolution this legislative session that requests the creation of a joint interim committee to study education policy as it relates to developing a skilled workforce.
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  King plans to scale up Valley Interfaith's GED success
SAN JUAN, May 31 - Despite being a single mom and working long hours for a modest wage cleaning houses Melena provided a loving home for her three daughters to grow up in.
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  Carreon: Fulfilling the promise of equal opportunity for every child
McALLEN, April 21 - Here in the Rio Grande Valley, migration is a fundamental part of our history, identity, and, for some individuals, daily life.
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  Perryman: Economics of an Earlier School Start Date

WACO, March 13 - The issue of school start dates goes beyond every kid’s desire for more summer fun; there is in fact a very real economic component to the decision. 

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  Lyford ISD plans to provide iPads to its students

McALLEN, March 7 - Lyford Consolidated Independent School District will be following suit after McAllen ISD’s successful rollout of high tech electronic devices to its students.

   
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Momentum growing for Mexican American Studies course in Texas high schools

Rodríguez, García: Past heroes, new future

Acevedo: The Only Outcome that Matters: College Completion

PSJA's success featured in new book

Nelsen: Valley could lose its college-ready culture

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