HARLINGEN, RGV - A top administrator for a public-private partnership of about 200 organizations in North Texas says the biggest predictor of success for a student is their level of poverty. Sagar Desai, chief operating officer of The Commit Partnership...
MISSION, RGV - Lorena Garcia, assistant superintendent for human resources and support services at Mission CISD, sparked a lively debate over the level of support state lawmakers are providing charter schools. Garcia brought up the subject of charters in a...
MISSION, RGV - Property-poor and property-rich school districts in Texas are in agreement: the State of Texas is abdicating its responsibility when it comes to funding public education. At a gathering of education and business leaders in both Harlingen and...
SAN ANTONIO, Texas - PSJA’s Southwest Marketing promoted their innovative work-based learning model at a major career and technical education conference in San Antonio on Thursday and Friday of last week. The conference was titled CareerTech VISION 2018 and was...
WESLACO, RGV - Valley Metro has received a brightly colored bus for routes 61 and 62 in Rio Grande City thanks to sponsorship by IDEA Public Schools. Routes 61 and 62 run east and west along Business 83, taking the...
PHARR, RGV - Vanguard Academy is celebrating the award of a $10.6 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education under the GEAR UP program. GEAR UP stands for Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs. It is a...
Parents play the most crucial role in a child’s education, as a district, La Joya ISD continues to have initiatives in place that include the influence and opinions of the guardians of our students.  The Superintendent’s Parent Roundtable (established over...
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...
BROWNSVILLE, RGV - State Rep. Eddie Lucio III believes IDEA Public Schools has played a key role in improving educational outcomes in the Rio Grande Valley by providing competition to traditional public school districts. Nine Valley districts scored “A” grades,...
LAS MILPAS, RGV - U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos this week recognized 349 schools as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2018 and two of them are based in Las Milpas. Carmen Anaya Elementary and Cesar Chavez Elementary are part of Pharr-San Juan-Alamo...

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