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...
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...
PHARR, Texas - Believing that no child in America should go without a nutritious meal every day, Vanguard Academy has been feeding the families of Pharr, San Juan, and Alamo throughout the COVID-19 crisis.
MCALLEN, Texas - The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents announced on Monday the creation of a $100-million scholarship fund aimed at first-generation and low-income students. The newly inaugurated Regents’ Scholarship hopes to address “diversity issues”...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas - The coronavirus has not subsided enough in Cameron County to allow in-person teaching in its public schools. This is the view of the county’s health authority, Dr. James Castillo.
MCALLEN, Texas - Stakeholders from across Hidalgo County should collaborate to address the digital divide. This is the opinion of David C. Plummer, vice president of information services and planning at South Texas College. 
MCALLEN, Texas - RGV Focus, a collective impact initiative of Educate Texas, has unveiled its 2019 annual report and scorecard. As with the 2018 report, the title is “Contigo,” which is Spanish for “With...
SAN ANTONIO, Texas - The Intercultural Development Research Association (IDRA) has posted an article about a unique tech support program run by university graduates to help low-income and colonia families in the Rio Grande Valley.
LA JOYA, Texas – The summer camps put on by FIRST RGV to give students the chance to build robots would sometimes draw hundreds of attendees. One of the main features of our success...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas - Cameron County school districts and elected officials are unified on when to reopen schools and how. They want to start with distancing learning and no in-person instruction. They also want decision-making...

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