BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS - State Sen. Eddie Lucio Jr. expressed his support of emergency measures proposed in the U.S. Senate that aim to mend the digital divide in rural and poor areas amidst school closures due to COVID-19.
HARLINGEN, Texas - Harlingen Mayor Chris Boswell says his city now has its first general education university campus, thanks to a unique partnership between the local school district and UTRGV. Harlingen CISD and UT-Rio...
AUSTIN, Texas - State Sen. Judith Zaffirini is back on the Texas Senate’s two standing committees that deal with education. Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick chose Zaffirini to replace state Sen. Kirk Watson on the...
PHARR, Texas - Vanguard Academy has been awarded T-STEM designation by the Texas Education Agency. This will intrigue many because the open-enrollment charter school, which has seven campuses in the cities of Pharr, Alamo,...
HARLINGEN, Texas - A nonprofit set up by HEB’s Charles Butt to support public education in Texas is raising its profile in the Rio Grande Valley. Raise Your Hand Texas-RGV held two candidate forums...
MCALLEN, Texas - Daniel R. Porterfield, the president and CEO of the Aspen Institute, made his first trip to the Rio Grande Valley recently, giving the keynote speech at the region’s premier education awards event.
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...
PHARR, RGV - The business community of the Rio Grande Valley has been praised for the key role it played in persuading the Texas legislature to pump more money into public education. State lawmakers...
PHARR, RGV - The business community of the Rio Grande Valley has been praised for the key role it played in persuading the Texas legislature to pump more money into public education. State lawmakers...
From December 9 – 15 of this year, schools all over the country will celebrate Computer Science Education Week. As a 2018 Teach For America corps member, I have the privilege of teaching computer...

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