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...
Our College celebrated National Engineers Week (E-Week), Feb. 18-22, 2019 with a variety of activities for K-12, our College students and the community. It included an Innovation Challenge and Girls Day for K-12 as well as an Innovaqueros Challenge, a...
It was during my freshman year of high school when I first realized that STEM was not the career pathway I wanted to pursue. While I understood the importance of a strong foundation in STEM fundamentals, my real passion was...
BROWNSVILLE, RGV - UT-Rio Grande Valley hosted a range of events last week to celebrate National Engineers Week. The purpose of National Engineers Week is to call attention to the contributions to society that engineers make. It is also a...
MCALLEN, RGV - While the Rio Grande Valley has made tremendous strides in improving educational attainment levels, there is still a lot of work to do. This was the message Teach For America CEO and Rio Grande Valley native Elisa...
WESLACO, RGV - South Texas College’s associate dean of industrial training and economic development says his institution is moving closer to becoming international in nature. Dr. Carlos Margo spoke about the academic education and workforce training STC is doing in...
MCALLEN, RGV – Honor Roll: Teach For America Homecoming Gala takes place at the Mcallen Convention Center on Friday, Feb. 1, starting at 6:30 p.m. The gala will honor four legends from the Rio Grande Valley’s education arena - Shirley...
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...

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