MCALLEN, RGV - Well known for embracing technology, McAllen ISD hosted its 3rd annual iPadPalooza last Thursday at McAllen High School. At the event, teachers from all over the Rio Grande Valley learned about the different technology that can help...
HARLINGEN, RGV - UT-Rio Grande Valley President Guy Bailey has issued a statement regarding the latest developments with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. The SACSCOC gives accreditation to universities and colleges. In his message, Bailey said...
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...
PSJA ISD Superintendent Dr. Daniel King and the school board of trustees have given up hope of implementing their EmpowerEd plan - even in schools that voted in favor of it. In a letter to the schools that supported the...
Customer service. It isn’t just for businesses anymore. One of our points of focus in McAllen ISD this year has been on improving our customer service. If you look at our system, we are one of the biggest businesses in town....
Last Thursday, I had the opportunity to see history unfolding in the Rio Grande Valley.  I traveled from Austin for a series of events related to the new UTRGV School of Medicine and the positive impact it is having...
MIDLAND, Texas - IDEA Public Schools has announced plans to expansion into the Permian Basin of Texas and that an educator who got her start in the Rio Grande Valley will head the project.
McALLEN, RGV - McAllen Mayor Jim Darling has come out firmly in support of McAllen ISD’s proposed $297 million bond package, which voters will decide upon in this coming Saturday’s referendum. Darling makes the case for the bond issue in...
MERCEDES, RGV - Congressman Rubén Hinojosa, ranking member of the Subcommittee on Higher Education, has honored the 50th Anniversary of the Higher Education Act of 1965 with a resolution on the House floor. The resolution, H. Res. 505, was co-sponsored...
HARLINGEN, RGV - Harlingen CISD Superintendent Art Cavazos has boldly predicted that a unique partnership between his school district, UT-Rio Grande Valley and the City of Harlingen will “transform” the city and potentially become a state model. UTRGV President Guy...

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