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...
LA JOYA, Texas - La Joya ISD is fitting more school buses with wifi so that students living in colonias and rural parts of the district can sit alongside the buses and do their homework.
Last Saturday the Rio Grande Valley witnessed a truly historic moment, a moment that for many of us has been a longtime dream. Thirty-nine students graduated in the inaugural graduation ceremony from The...
MCALLEN, Texas - South Texas College has been one of the key drivers propelling the economy of the Rio Grande Valley, says Keith Patridge of McAllen Economic Development Corporation. Patridge said STC has helped...
PHARR, Texas - Vanguard Academy, the nonprofit charter school based in Pharr, has received a shout-out from two academics in an op-ed about students falling behind in their studies during the coronavirus pandemic. David...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas - Businesses are going to have to adapt to new ways of serving customers because those patrons are going to be more safety conscious.  This is the view of Joseph Fleishman, associate...
PHARR, Texas - The Rio Grande Valley Partnership kicks off a new series of webinars focused on education today. The series is called Education Initiatives. The first one starts at 10 a.m. and features...
As our local and state communities are responding to COVID-19 and this unprecedented moment, we are seeing the Teach For America Rio Grande Valley network step up for students and schools in ways that reflect the true...
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”...
Last session, the Texas Legislature passed HB 3 to invest more state dollars in our classrooms and give a much needed salary increase to our teachers. With the coronavirus pandemic, we have learned to appreciate even more...

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