I would like to take this opportunity to thank you all so very much for this wonderful honor. A special thank you to my wife, Peru, and my children, Joe Douglas, Samantha, and Joshua, who are nine, eight and seven,...
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 as they train for their future...
PHARR, Texas - Believing that no child in America should go without a nutritious meal every day, Vanguard Academy has been feeding the families of Pharr, San Juan, and Alamo throughout the COVID-19 crisis. From the day schools were closed...
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 at IDEA include Donna, Frontier, McAllen,...
MCALLEN, Texas - The Rio Grande Guardian recently caught up with the new dean for business, public safety and technology at South Texas College. Sara Lozano is Ivy League-educated,possessing a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture from Yale University, and a Master...
SAN ANTONIO, Texas - The Intercultural Development Research Association has issued a reminder to public schools that, by law, they must serve all children. The nonprofit points out that the education of undocumented students is guaranteed by the Plyler vs....
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 confusion and tension between TEA, school...
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” and 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 new UTRGV Early College High School,...
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 did not have a dependable car...

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