SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, RGV - The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has awarded a grant of $2.44 million to RGV Focus. A ceremonial check presentation was made at RGV Focus’ annual retreat on South...
BROWNSVILLE, RGV - Traci Wickett, president and CEO of United Way of Southern Cameron County, is promoting the latest educational attainment report card from All In Brownsville. All In was established in 2011 with...
I began my schooling in the English language at the age of 11. I was a recent arrival from Mexico and could barely speak a word or two in English.  There were no special programs...
PHARR, RGV - PSJA ISD's communication office has announced that longtime and nationally-recognized superintendent Daniel P. King is to retire. King has worked in public education for 42 years. Here...
EDINBURG, RGV - UT-Rio Grande Valley President Guy Bailey has thanked the region’s legislative delegation for helping secure more funding for the university in the just-ended 86th Legislature. Bailey spoke about legislative achievements, new...
WESLACO, RGV - The Rio Grande Valley is about to receive the best generation of students to have ever entered the higher education pipeline. This is the view of Eugenio Longoria Saenz, deputy director...
EDINBURG, RGV - UT-Rio Grande Valley’s executive vice president for academic affairs, student success, and P-16 integration, testified before Congress on Thursday. For Dr. Patricia Alvarez McHatton it was a first. In an interview...
As I drive past the giant billboard in my hometown school district, I smile a little.  Many moons ago, this large traditional public ISD was the right choice for the birth of my teaching...
MCALLEN, RGV - The head of Western Governors University Texas says community colleges will have a key role to play if the state of Texas is to succeed with its ambitious 60x30TX higher education plan.
As a former teacher, I know just how much impact educators have in every child’s life.   Growing up, I loved school and always felt this sense of excitement to meet my teachers every...

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