Every day—and I do mean every day—since January 1, I have felt a heaviness in the pit of my stomach. Every day, I know I am going to hear another story about what has befallen my fellow retired Texas public...
REYNOSA, Tamaulipas - Secretary of Public Education, Esteban Moctezuma Barragán has announced Mexican students will return to classes on June 1, 2020.  The move was announced at President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador’s news conference...
SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, Texas - Texas A&M System Regent Mike Hernandez says his university plans to have a much bigger presence in the lower Rio Grande Valley. In an exclusive interview with the Rio...
HARLINGEN, Texas - Harlingen Mayor Chris Boswell says his city now has its first general education university campus, thanks to a unique partnership between the local school district and UTRGV. Harlingen CISD and UT-Rio...
IDEA Public Schools plans to lobby Congress to make elimination of the digital divide a key part of the next stimulus bill. The nonprofit charter school operator has also started to send MiFi devices...
LA JOYA, Texas - La Joya ISD is fitting more school buses with wifi so that students living in colonias and rural parts of the district can sit alongside the buses and do their homework.
MCALLEN, Texas - South Texas College has been one of the key drivers propelling the economy of the Rio Grande Valley, says Keith Patridge of McAllen Economic Development Corporation. Patridge said STC has helped...
As our local and state communities are responding to COVID-19 and this unprecedented moment, we are seeing the Teach For America Rio Grande Valley network step up for students and schools in ways that reflect the true...
PHARR, Texas - The Rio Grande Valley Partnership kicks off a new series of webinars focused on education today. The series is called Education Initiatives. The first one starts at 10 a.m. and features...
The education of our children is a top priority. However, the most pressing issue at this time remains the health and safety of all our fellow Texans. For this reason, last week I...

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