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...
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...
EDINBURG, Texas - Edinburg Consolidated Independent School District has now served one million healthy meals to children as part of its Curbside Meal Pickup Program. The program started March 23 with school nutrition professionals feeding...
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...
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...
ALPINE, Texas - Former congressman Pete Gallego says he wants to give back to his alma mater after being named sole finalist for its presidency. Sul Ross State University Chancellor Brian McCall on Thursday...
HARLINGEN, Texas - The UTRGV School of Medicine will graduate its charter Class of 2020 in a virtual Spring Commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 9. In the attached audio, Dr. John H....
The College Scholarship Leadership Access Program has responded to COVID-19 by transforming our programming to meet these trying times.  A 501(c)(3) nonprofit, CSLAP hosts college access workshops at local high schools and provides near-peer mentorship for...
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...
WESLACO, Texas - The Rio Grande Valley Partnership, the Valley’s regional chamber of commerce, is today hosting the second in its series of webinars on education. Higher education is the focus this time, with...

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