As part of our commitment to offer our scholars a rigorous, world-class education, five IDEA campuses offer a two-year International Baccalaureate program designed to prepare students in college and beyond.  The IB World Schools...
Almost 42 years to the day, my mother, who was a blue collar worker, and my dad, who was a blue collar worker, they drove my oldest brother to UT-Pan American in Edinburg. They...
PHARR, Texas - High school teachers everywhere would prefer to be teaching their students in the classroom but for now they are having to do the next best thing.  The coronavirus has led to...
HARLINGEN, Texas - Dr. Guy Bailey, president of UT-Rio Grande Valley, says he has never worked with a school district as smoothly as Harlingen CISD.  Bailey participated Tuesday in a groundbreaking ceremony for the...
As of today, all IDEA regions have started school. So, I would be remiss to not say thank you to our teachers who are balancing remote instruction and family at home. The majority of...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas - South Texas Vocational Technical Institute is moving its Brownsville, McAllen and Weslaco campuses into new and improved facilities this month. STVT says the move will provide students an upgraded learning experience...
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.
For weeks, state leaders’ statements about when to reopen schools and who has the authority to make that decision have been confusing to say the least.  Instead of providing clarity, state leaders have created...
Editor's Note: In the op-ed posted below, Dr. Wynn Rosser, Ph.D., chair of the Texas Education Grantmakers Advocacy Consortium’s Leadership Committee and president and CEO of the T.L.L. Temple Foundation, says Texas will not recover until its...
EDINBURG, Texas - The outgoing executive director of Region One Education Service Center says the digital divide in the Rio Grande Valley should be considered a “major crisis.” Cornelio Gonzalez retires at the end...

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