When it comes to interest in science, most people enter the world on a level playing field. Boys and girls alike experience a natural sense of wonder at the world around them. Whether watching a butterfly emerge from its...
EDINBURG, RGV - UT-Rio Grande Valley President Guy Bailey has thanked the region’s legislative delegation for helping secure more funding for the university in the just-ended 86th Legislature. Bailey spoke about legislative achievements, new...
EDINBURG, RGV - Region 1 Education Service Center leaders say they are very disappointed to learn they will not be getting federal funding to expand GEAR UP. UT-Pan American also missed out on funding from the Department of Education for...
MCALLEN, RGV - Education leaders in the Rio Grande Valley need to do more to help those in the community who are being left behind, says Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD Superintendent Daniel P. King. “We need to look at who is...
EDINBURG, RGV - Rio Grande Valley legislators often say that the biggest statewide champion of the region is Texas A&M System Chancellor John Sharp. Sharp’s discussions with Valley developer Alonzo Cantu about creating an A&M medical school in the Valley...
McAllen, RGV - Dr. Shirley Reed, president of South Texas College, says an abandoned farmers market is being foist upon her college for political reasons. Reed made her comments in testimony at a Senate committee hearing that was considering House...
PHARR, Texas - Vanguard Academy stand were joined Friday by Pharr police and fire departments for a drive-by parade to honor Superintendent Narciso Garcia. The vehicles were festooned with posters, balloons, and messages of...
LAREDO, Texas - Supporting future leaders not only with a proper higher education, but with skills to survive in today’s workplace, is the goal of CAPED. The organization, working with state Representative Richard Peña Raymond, is hoping the Legislature will...
AUSTIN, Texas - Harlingen Mayor Chris Boswell has praised Texas State Technical College for the impact it has had on economic development in the Rio Grande Valley. Speaking at a gala to celebrate TSTC's 50th Anniversary, Boswell told the Rio...
As McAllen residents, we must recognize the tremendous benefit a strong public education system has on our community and that we all bear responsibility to provide the best for our children. The proposed McAllen Independent School District bond package represents...

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