With the adoption of substantial changes to Texas high school curricula in 2013 (known as House Bill 5 or HB5), a central question for Texas policymakers, education and business leaders, families, and students is how HB5 will impact college...
HARLINGEN, RGV - An agreement between Texas A&M University-Kingsville and UT-Rio Grande Valley to work together to improve educational opportunities for students who wish to become engineers could be expanded in the months to come. “In the coming months, working...
EDINBURG, RGV - Region One Education Service Center recently announced that its schools are among the highest performing in the state. At the group’s annual public hearing - in which the Texas Education Agency’s state accountability report is presented -...
Texas’ dynamic economy is something we should embrace – a changing and growing economy based on the diversity of both jobs and our workforce. From health care to education, the oil patch to technology and cybersecurity, the jobs are there,...
McALLEN, RGV - Texas A&M University has announced a $2 million scholarship initiative and admission application process for its Higher Education Center in McAllen. The announcement comes a couple of weeks after 18-year-old Marco Piña of Donna was named the...
As long time members of the Rio Grande Valley community and business sector, over the years, we have been touched by the stories of the land and the people, and we continue to look for ways to give back. Students...
LAREDO, Texas - The COVID-19 global pandemic has schools across the country wading in unfamiliar waters as they plan for their upcoming fall semesters.  In Texas, Gov. Greg Abbott and Texas Education Commissioner Mike...
MCALLEN, RGV - The Texas A&M University System has issued a fact sheet about its proposed higher education center in McAllen. The aim is to provide academic programs in the fields of engineering, engineering technology, biomedical sciences, and agriculture and...
When I joined IDEA Frontier as a founding teacher in 2006, I realized something was different. We were a group of individuals devoted to setting high expectations and supporting for our students and their families, and ten years later this...
I hope you’ve found some time to rest and relax with your family this summer season. We are busy preparing for the upcoming school year, and the opening of 10 new schools, four in the Rio Grande Valley, and six...

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