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...
The education of our children is a top priority. However, the most pressing issue at this time remains the health and safety of all our fellow Texans. For this reason, last week I...
REYNOSA, Tamaulipas - Secretary of Public Education, Esteban Moctezuma Barragán has announced Mexican students will return to classes on June 1, 2020.  The move was announced at President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador’s news conference...
PHARR, Texas - The superintendent of Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD, Jorge L. Arredondo, and the co-founder of IDEA Public Schools, Tom Torkelson were featured in a webinar hosted recently by the Rio Grande Valley Partnership.
WESLACO, Texas - IDEA Public Schools co-founder Tom Torkelson has resigned as the charter’s CEO and will be replaced by the other co-founder, JoAnn Gama. Al Lopez, IDEA’s board chair made the announcement in...
PHARR, Texas - The Rio Grande Valley Partnership kicks off a new series of webinars focused on education today. The series is called Education Initiatives. The first one starts at 10 a.m. and features...
LA JOYA, Texas - La Joya ISD is fitting more school buses with wifi so that students living in colonias and rural parts of the district can sit alongside the buses and do their homework.
As our local and state communities are responding to COVID-19 and this unprecedented moment, we are seeing the Teach For America Rio Grande Valley network step up for students and schools in ways that reflect the true...
IDEA Public Schools plans to lobby Congress to make elimination of the digital divide a key part of the next stimulus bill. The nonprofit charter school operator has also started to send MiFi devices...
As our nation grapples with the unprecedented COVID-19 crisis, school systems and higher education institutions are required to quickly adapt to online learning without knowing how long this will continue.  This change is a...

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