ROMA, Texas - U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar has congratulated Roma High School's Mariachi Nuevo Santander on being selected to participate in the official Biden-Harris inauguration events. The ward-winning ensemble will feature in this evening’s Latino Inaugural 2021 on Telemundo and...
EDINBURG, Texas - Vanguard Academy has welcomed the Museum of South Texas History as its latest partner under the GEAR UP program.    Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) is a federal grant program administered by...
SAN JUAN, Texas - The Rio Grande Valley Equal Voice Network has described a recent vote by the PSJA board of trustees on bilingual education as a “monumental win.” Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD was already recognized as a national leader in...
With the retirement of South Texas College’s Founding President, Dr. Shirley A. Reed, we find ourselves at a very important moment for the future of our esteemed institution.  Dr. Reed, who served as the College’s first president, was integral in...
The recommendations in this letter are submitted on behalf of the Intercultural Development Research Association (IDRA), a national non-profit organization with the mission of achieving equal educational opportunity through strong public schools that prepare all students to access and...
EDINBURG, Texas - The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board has approved a request from UT-Rio Grande Valley to create a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine with a major in Podiatric Medicine, for the UTRGV School of Podiatry.  Podiatry or podiatric medicine...
EDINBURG, Texas - The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley announced that it will expand its Campus Food Insecurity Initiative in January to include a fresh produce cooperative.  Jayshree Bhat, assistant vice president of professional education and workforce development for...
LA JOYA, Texas - Once IDEA La Joya is open, every family within the Rio Grande Valley will live within 15 minutes of an IDEA Public Schools school. That is according to Jill Dominguez, regional superintendent of IDEA Rio Grande...
Student debt has been a growing problem for years and needs to be thoughtfully addressed. Recently, there have been calls for some type of uniform debt relief as part of a stimulus package. That is not the best solution. Many...
EDINBURG, Texas - If Rio Grande Valley parents cannot pay their light bill, how are their children going to be able to access the Internet to do the remote learning expected of them? This was one of the questions posed...

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