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”...
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.
Dear UTRGV Family:I hope everyone is staying healthy and safe.Last month I appointed Dr. John Krouse, executive vice president for Health Affairs and dean of the School of Medicine, to lead a Return to Campus Task Force...
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...
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...
As we grieve the tragic death of George Floyd, another, unarmed black man who died in police custody, we need to do more than protest in the streets.  Peaceful protest is necessary, but it...
HARLINGEN, RGV Focus, a collective impact initiative of Educate Texas, has unveiled its 2019 annual report and scorecard. As with last year’s report, the title is “Contigo,” which is Spanish for “With You.”
PHARR, Texas - Vanguard Academy Superintendent Narciso Garcia says the Rio Grande Valley’s legislative delegation must make Internet connectivity for all students a top priority next session. The Rio Grande Guardian hosted an in-depth...
PHARR, Texas - Vanguard Academy stand were joined Friday by Pharr police and fire departments for a drive-by parade to honor Superintendent Narciso Garcia. The vehicles were festooned with posters, balloons, and messages of...
EDINBURG, Texas - State Rep. Terry Canales wants more transparency at Texas charter schools and says he will introduce legislation next session to demand it. The Edinburg Democrat does not like the way IDEA...

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