MCALLEN, RGV - The head of Western Governors University Texas says community colleges will have a key role to play if the state of Texas is to succeed with its ambitious 60x30TX higher education plan. The overarching goal, as approved...
It was during my freshman year of high school when I first realized that STEM was not the career pathway I wanted to pursue. While I understood the importance of a strong foundation in STEM fundamentals, my real passion was...
MCALLEN, RGV - South Texas College has been named among the top higher education institutions in the nation by Excelencia in Education. The group said STC showed outstanding, evidence-based results in improving Latino student success in higher education. And the...
In Rep. Gina Hinojosa’s March 25th op-ed, she made numerous claims about public charter schools that are misleading at best and deceptive by omission of important context. For example, Rep. Hinojosa states that “by law” charter schools can exclude students based...
MCALLEN, Texas - Dan Porterfield, the president and CEO of the Aspen Institute, will give the keynote speech at Teach For America-RGV’s Honor Roll Gala. The gala takes place at the McAllen Convention Center on Friday, Feb. 7, 2020, starting ...
RIO GRANDE CITY, RGV - Dr. Shirley A. Reed, president of South Texas College, expressed her concern about a recent drop in enrollment for the college’s dual credit program in Starr County. Speaking at STC’s Starr County Campus as part of...
MISSION, RGV - Property-poor and property-rich school districts in Texas are in agreement: the State of Texas is abdicating its responsibility when it comes to funding public education. At a gathering of education and business leaders in both Harlingen and...
AUSTIN, Texas - If you've seen the recently released "Cesar Chavez" in the movies, you heard the iconic phrase, "We've seen the future and the future is ours." Cesar Chavez might as well have been talking about today's Texas...
WACO, Texas - Two of every three young people who graduated from high schools across the United States last year enrolled in a college or university, according to a recent report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Specifically, nearly...

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