SAN BENITO, RGV - Legislators representing the border region have welcomed a state district judge’s ruling that funding for public education in Texas is inadequate and inequitable. The legislators want funding cuts fully restored and a more equitable system introduced....
WESLACO, RGV - High school seniors who may be struggling academically to get a post-secondary education will now be able to take courses in English and Math to alleviate this that have been developed by university professors. Success with this...
LAREDO, Texas - On the eve of an important meeting about adult basic education, a border leader has heaped praise on the work of Dr. Daniel King and Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD. Blas Castañeda, chair of the Texas Border Coalition’s workforce...
McALLEN, RGV - Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott should stop his legal fight with McAllen ISD and other South Texas school districts over funding levels, says his gubernatorial opponent. Wendy Davis focused on education issues in interviews with reporters at...
McALLEN, RGV - Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott should stop his legal fight with McAllen ISD and other South Texas school districts over funding levels, says his gubernatorial opponent. Wendy Davis focused on education issues in interviews with reporters at her...
SAN JUAN, RGV - A few years ago two border school districts, El Paso ISD and PSJA ISD, did things very differently. At El Paso, truant officers told selected students to stay at home so that they did not drag...
McALLEN, RGV - The Center for Public Policy Priorities held a workshop on Wednesday to highlight two new data tools that allow Rio Grande Valley communities to measure how well their residents are doing. The workshop, co-sponsored by CPPP and...
ALAMO, RGV - Alamo Chamber of Commerce needs to get ready for the visit of many VIPs. That is the advice of Rick Noriega, national president of AVANCE, a non-profit that has been providing education and support to hard-to-reach families...
WACO, Texas - Two of every three young people who graduated from high schools across the United States last year enrolled in a college or university, according to a recent report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Specifically, nearly...
BROWNSVILLE, RGV - An early leader for Rio Grande Valley Person of the Year will speak in Harlingen on Friday. To the delight of Valley school superintendents, Brownsville native Ruben Cortez, Jr., succeeded in persuading colleagues on the conservative-dominated State...

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