HARLINGEN, RGV - A top administrator for a public-private partnership of about 200 organizations in North Texas says the biggest predictor of success for a student is their level of poverty. Sagar Desai, chief operating officer of The Commit Partnership...
MISSION, RGV - Lorena Garcia, assistant superintendent for human resources and support services at Mission CISD, sparked a lively debate over the level of support state lawmakers are providing charter schools. Garcia brought up the subject of charters in a...
MISSION, RGV - Property-poor and property-rich school districts in Texas are in agreement: the State of Texas is abdicating its responsibility when it comes to funding public education. At a gathering of education and business leaders in both Harlingen and...
MCALLEN, RGV - Texas Higher Education Commissioner Raymund A. Paredes said he wanted to get an important point over to the people of the Rio Grande Valley so he happily agreed to an interview with the Rio Grande Guardian. Paredes...
MCALLEN, RGV - Carlos Margo, associate dean for industrial training and economic development at South Texas College, has given a shout-out to the Texas Workforce Commission. In particular, Margo has thanked TWC Commissioner Julian Alvarez, and the agency’s apprenticeship director,...
SAN ANTONIO, Texas - PSJA’s Southwest Marketing promoted their innovative work-based learning model at a major career and technical education conference in San Antonio on Thursday and Friday of last week. The conference was titled CareerTech VISION 2018 and was...
WESLACO, RGV - Officials from the City of Weslaco, the Economic Development Corporation of Weslaco and UTRGV gathered Thursday evening to celebrate the completion of the long-anticipated Center for Innovation and Commercialization.  Operating as part of UTRGV’s Robert C. Vackar...
Editor's Note: South Texas College is celebrating its 25th anniversary. To commemorate, STC’s founding president, Shirley A. Reed, has penned an op-ed. Here it is:  President’s Message: As we commemorate the 25th anniversary of South Texas College, the vision of creating...
Editor's Note: South Texas College is celebrating its 25th anniversary. To coincide, STC Public Relations Specialist Jose Gomez has penned a column that looks back at why the college was created and how it continues to deliver on its promise....
WESLACO, RGV - Valley Metro has received a brightly colored bus for routes 61 and 62 in Rio Grande City thanks to sponsorship by IDEA Public Schools. Routes 61 and 62 run east and west along Business 83, taking the...

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