MCALLEN, RGV – Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD has given itself a goal of having 90 percent of its graduating students leave high school with at least a semester’s worth of college credit hours. At the moment, it is graduating half its...
McALLEN, RGV - When, back in 1996, state lawmakers were crafting legislation to allow charter schools to operate in Texas, Harlingen CISD board trustee George McShan went to Austin to testify against. Now, he has a different outlook having seen...
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...
SAN JUAN, RGV - It may be difficult but it is not impossible for undocumented students to go to college or university with the help of financial aid. This is the message of La Unión del Pueblo Entero special projects...
EDINBURG, RGV - Youth in the Rio Grande Valley are poised to move technology in the region forward through their work as future coders. Hundreds of elementary and middle school students will showcase their computer coding skills during Club Code...
MCALLEN, Texas - RGV Focus, a collective impact initiative of Educate Texas, has unveiled its 2019 annual report and scorecard. As with the 2018 report, the title is “Contigo,” which is Spanish for “With You.” The scorecard tracks the key metrics...
MCALLEN, RGV - Well known for embracing technology, McAllen ISD hosted its 3rd annual iPadPalooza last Thursday at McAllen High School. At the event, teachers from all over the Rio Grande Valley learned about the different technology that can help...
My father, Oscar O. Gonzalez Sr., was an educator for 38 years. Naturally, I learned a lot from him as did many of his students. I’m not referring just to classroom or textbook lessons, but life lessons too. My father...
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...
PHARR, RGV - As he did last year, Alejandro ‘Alex’ Avila will give the keynote speech at today’s Manufacturing Day celebrations at PSJA ISD. Over 250 PSJA ISD high school students are expected to attend and participate in the event...

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