WESLACO, RGV - Dr. Daniel P. King has been a school superintendent for 16 years, the first eight at Hidalgo ISD and the second eight at Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD. In the keynote speech at a recent Senate Hispanic Caucus workshop...
PHARR, RGV – The most popular career courses being taken by students in Texas public schools are cosmetology and floral design, a fact that has a State Board of Education member flummoxed. “If you look at the career and technology...
SAN JUAN, RGV - Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD Superintendent Daniel P. King has been included in the roll out of a federal guidance document that reminds states and school districts of their obligations towards English learner students. The document, issued jointly...
WESLACO, RGV - A transformation of the local community and ensuring all students complete college on time are not goals normally associated with school districts. However, nationally-acclaimed Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD has embarked on these two initiatives, as Superintendent Daniel P....
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...
PHARR, RGV - Dr. Daniel P. King, superintendent of PSJA ISD, will give the keynote speech at the Senate Hispanic Caucus Summit in Weslaco on Saturday. State senators in the Hispanic caucus are big supporters of Dr. King and what...
BROWNSVILLE, RGV - In a roundtable discussion hosted by Greg Abbott at the Brownsville Economic Development Corporation offices on Tuesday, state Rep. Rep. René Oliveira said he would like to know the Governor-elect’s thoughts on public school finance. Abbott kept...
WESLACO, RGV - The Rio Grande Valley will become a major metropolitan region like Houston and Dallas-Fort Worth in the next 15 years, predicts one of the area’s top educators. Dr. Ruben Alejandro, superintendent of Weslaco ISD, said he does...
EL PASO, Texas - Education is the single-greatest key to strengthening our long-term economic future. Now, demographic changes in our country require a different approach when educating large numbers of children who are not proficient in English. These children, who...
EDINBURG, RGV - Region 1 Education Service Center leaders say they are very disappointed to learn they will not be getting federal funding to expand GEAR UP. UT-Pan American also missed out on funding from the Department of Education for...

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