McALLEN, RGV - Top education leaders from the Rio Grande Valley were at the White House today for President Obama’s College Opportunity Day of Action. Among those in attendance were South Texas College President Shirley Reed, Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD Superintendent...
The relationship between attaining more education or training and benefits such as higher earnings and greater job security is widely recognized. At the same time, education has a positive effect on the economy and society as a whole through mechanisms...
McALLEN, RGV - The Center for Public Policy Priorities held a workshop on Wednesday to highlight two new data tools that allow Rio Grande Valley communities to measure how well their residents are doing. The workshop, co-sponsored by CPPP and...
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...
This is a generation-defining moment. And like every such movement we will be defined not by the challenge itself but by what we do now. By how we respond when the path ahead is...
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...

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