PHARR, RGV - Dr. Narciso Garcia, superintendent of Vanguard Academy, has given credit to the school district’s teachers for the high marks received in the state’s new accountability rankings. The Texas Education Agency placed Vanguard among the top ten school...
EDINBURG, RGV - In the wake of positive accountability rankings for Rio Grande Valley school districts from the Texas Education Agency, PSJA ISD Superintendent Dr. Daniel P. King says things are only going to get better. Of the 38 school...
EDINBURG, RGV - With schools starting back for another year, an in-depth discussion will take place today, Tuesday, Aug. 21, about how the Rio Grande Valley’s public education system has improved over the past ten years and what challenges...
EDINBURG, RGV - Jon Stevens, director of development and strategy for Teach for America, says he is looking forward to the next LIVE at Bob’s luncheon. The Rio Grande Guardian hosts an in-depth conversation about public policy at Bob’s Steak...
HARLINGEN, RGV - The Lumina Foundation in partnership with the Kresge Foundation has designated the Rio Grande Valley as a Talent Hub. Each community designated as a Talent Hub receives $275,000 in grant funding over 31 months. The grant funding “supports...
HARLINGEN, RGV - The Rio Grande Valley is a place of promise, says Educate Texas in the inaugural edition of its annual report.  The report, titled “Where Giving Empowers,” has been prepared as a snapshot of the non-profit’s work. The...
MCALLEN, RGV - McAllen ISD announced the new field sponsor will be Dairy Queens of the Rio Grande Valley for the McAllen Veterans Memorial Stadium. Danny Vela, president of the McAllen ISD Board of Directors, announced the new sponsor at...
The Lone Star State is attracting more major corporate locations than any other (and has for a number of years) and is adding jobs at a strong pace.  Growth is broad based, covering the spectrum from cornerstone industries to emerging...
SAN JUAN, RGV - Giving teachers and staff the opportunity to discuss radical changes to the operation of PSJA schools was democracy at work, says one of district’s trustees. The vote on the controversial EmpowerED proposal was 661 for and...
PHARR, RGV - Dr. Narciso Garcia, superintendent of Vanguard Academy Public Charter Schools, has been selected for the Summer 2018 Pahara-Aspen Education Fellowship. This summer’s intake has been limited to a network of 24 diverse and talented educators “who are...

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