WESLACO, RGV - Outdated bilingual education models have been replaced at Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD with dual language or dual immersion programs, attendees at RGV’s Equal Voice Network Mesa Comunitaria heard. The aim of the programs is to develop college ready...
PHARR, RGV - Dr. Narciso Garcia, superintendent of Vanguard Academy, has given credit to the school district’s teachers for the high marks received in the state’s new accountability rankings. The Texas Education Agency placed Vanguard among the top ten school...
EDINBURG, RGV - In the wake of positive accountability rankings for Rio Grande Valley school districts from the Texas Education Agency, PSJA ISD Superintendent Dr. Daniel P. King says things are only going to get better. Of the 38 school...
Across the nation, young people (and many who are not so young) are headed back to school. For those attending higher education institutions, a new semester also means a tuition bill. The cost of college has risen substantially, as have...
EDINBURG, RGV - With schools starting back for another year, an in-depth discussion will take place today, Tuesday, Aug. 21, about how the Rio Grande Valley’s public education system has improved over the past ten years and what challenges...
MCALLEN, RGV - Dr. Shirley A. Reed, president of South Texas College, says her pioneering work in developing a robust dual credit program with high schools in Hidalgo and Starr counties has been vindicated by a new study from...
EDINBURG, RGV - Jon Stevens, director of development and strategy for Teach for America, says he is looking forward to the next LIVE at Bob’s luncheon. The Rio Grande Guardian hosts an in-depth conversation about public policy at Bob’s Steak...
HARLINGEN, RGV - The Lumina Foundation in partnership with the Kresge Foundation has designated the Rio Grande Valley as a Talent Hub. Each community designated as a Talent Hub receives $275,000 in grant funding over 31 months. The grant funding “supports...
HARLINGEN, RGV - The Rio Grande Valley is a place of promise, says Educate Texas in the inaugural edition of its annual report.  The report, titled “Where Giving Empowers,” has been prepared as a snapshot of the non-profit’s work. The...
MCALLEN, RGV - McAllen ISD announced the new field sponsor will be Dairy Queens of the Rio Grande Valley for the McAllen Veterans Memorial Stadium. Danny Vela, president of the McAllen ISD Board of Directors, announced the new sponsor at...

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