EDINBURG, Texas - Dr. Narciso Garcia, superintendent at Vanguard Academy, is pleased with the progress his charter school system has made in preparing students for collage, career and the military. Collage, career and military readiness (CCMR) is part of the...
It is with sadness that we share the news that Mr. Jesús “Jesse” S. Treviño, former chair of the IDRA Board of Directors, passed away last week surrounded by family. His commitment to education and empowering children was a...
HARLINGEN, Texas - One of the most vocal supporters of remote instruction in the Rio Grande Valley is urging Gov. Greg Abbott to sign Senate Bill 15 into law. Ron Whitlock is a former educator and state president of the...
PHARR, Texas - Dr. Daniel P. King, the legendary former superintendent of PSJA ISD, believes an announcement that UT-Rio Grande Valley is expanding its School of Nursing allows an important trilogy of Rio Grande Guardian stories to be completed.  The...
PHARR, Texas - Vanguard Academy’s commitment to having their students involved in Space exploration was in display at two recent events.  Leobardo Cantu, a student of Vanguard Academy from San Juan, recently attended Space Academy at the U.S. Space &...
A Zoom interview with PSJA ISD Superintendent Jorge L. Arredondo: PHARR, Texas - Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD is getting full support from the community for its efforts to ensure the health and safety of its students ahead of the new school...
PHARR, Texas - Concerned for the safety of staff and students, school districts in the Rio Grande Valley look set follow the lead of Austin and Dallas ISDs and defy Gov. Greg Abbott and impose mask mandates ahead of...
PHARR, Texas - Directors with the Pharr Economic Development Corporation have recognized Vanguard Academy students for successfully completing a summer internship program with local businesses. The program came about thanks to a grant received by Vanguard. Vanguard in turn asked...
The Texas Education Agency (TEA) recently released results of the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) for spring 2021. (See https://tea.texas.gov/sites/default/files/2021-staar-analysis-presentation.pdf for a summary.) The tests cover mathematics and reading for grades 3–8 as well as writing and...
EDINBURG, TEXAS - The leaders of RGV Focus have given their views on the disappearance of Rio Grande Valley students from virtual classes during the COVID-19 pandemic. Some schools, such as Vanguard Academy, did not lose any students. Others in...

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