The Lone Star State is attracting more major corporate locations than any other (and has for a number of years) and is adding jobs at a strong pace.  Growth is broad based, covering the spectrum from cornerstone industries to emerging...
HARLINGEN, RGV - Around 35 acres of land located in Harlingen will go towards a new institute of neurosciences and other medical related facilities. Randolph “Randy” Whittington, attorney and president of the South Texas Medical Foundation (STMF), announced the organization...
SAN JUAN, RGV - Giving teachers and staff the opportunity to discuss radical changes to the operation of PSJA schools was democracy at work, says one of district’s trustees. The vote on the controversial EmpowerED proposal was 661 for and...
PHARR, RGV - Dr. Narciso Garcia, superintendent of Vanguard Academy Public Charter Schools, has been selected for the Summer 2018 Pahara-Aspen Education Fellowship. This summer’s intake has been limited to a network of 24 diverse and talented educators “who are...
WESLACO, RGV - The Lower Rio Grande Valley Development Council recognized students from PSJA Southwest Early College High School for designing a new logo and creating a marketing strategy for Valley Metro. The Lower Rio Grande Valley Regional Transportation Advisory...
PSJA ISD Superintendent Dr. Daniel King and the school board of trustees have given up hope of implementing their EmpowerEd plan - even in schools that voted in favor of it. In a letter to the schools that supported the...
PHARR, RGV - To improve the employibility of its students, PSJA ISD has held its first ever Train for Success Camp. The three-day program concluded with a jobs fair Friday with students interacting with 20 companies at the Pharr Research...
SAN JUAN, RGV - As expected, a majority of teachers in Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD schools have voted against a plan that could have seen non-profits play a bigger role in running education operations. The vote for the EmpowerED proposal was...
WESLACO, RGV - A total of 100 DACA students in the RGV will receive full scholarships to IDEA-U as a part of Southern New Hampshire University’s initiative to educate 1,000 DACA students over the next five years. IDEA hosted an...
MCALLEN, RGV - With Texas A&M’s Higher Education Center in McAllen to open this August, the number of incoming freshmen tripled expectations. The most recent numbers for the headcount of the incoming class are at 184, however their original expectations...

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