EDINBURG, Texas - If Rio Grande Valley parents cannot pay their light bill, how are their children going to be able to access the Internet to do the remote learning expected of them? This...
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.
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.
WESLACO, RGV - Officials from the City of Weslaco, the Economic Development Corporation of Weslaco and UTRGV gathered Thursday evening to celebrate the completion of the long-anticipated Center for Innovation and Commercialization.  Operating as part of UTRGV’s Robert C. Vackar...
Student debt has been a growing problem for years and needs to be thoughtfully addressed. Recently, there have been calls for some type of uniform debt relief as part of a stimulus package. That is not the...
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...
BROWNSVILLE, RGV - Administrators at the UT System and professors at UT-Brownsville say SpaceX was the catalyst for increased collaboration and partnerships between UT and higher education institutions in Mexico. Recently, UT-Rio Grande Valley and Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y...
More young Americans than ever are getting the message that it is important to put themselves on a career path involving science, technology, engineering or math, also known as STEM. That’s good news for our country. After all, the White...
As I drive past the giant billboard in my hometown school district, I smile a little.  Many moons ago, this large traditional public ISD was the right choice for the birth of my teaching...

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