About 200 fifth graders from the elementary schools Avila, Brewster and Hargill within the Edinburg school district were selected by district officials to receive Google Chromebooks and hotspots to take home.
The goal is to award 90 master’s degrees to selected teachers, who must be willing to commit to staying at their campus for three years after completing the program. This is an effort to combat the low retention rates of teachers and school leaders in rural school districts.
“People have worked very hard to ensure that this does a good job of addressing issues,” said UTRGV President Guy Bailey. “It was not slapped together. We spent a lot of time planning and working though it… to try to make it the best program.”
EDINBURG — Three years after leaving Austin to take on the creation of the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley's Police Department, Chief Raul...
ICYMI: UTRGV received a favorable review by a visiting committee sent to audit the financial aid department in October. The committee did not recommend further action and submitted a report for the board to consider before today’s decision.
Mercado will focus on mental health access for rural communities.
ICYMI: Manufacturing companies in McAllen can apply for free or reduced-cost training in their area of need.
McALLEN — The Texas Education Agency released the final scores for school district’s Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas, known as FIRST, and while...
The junior college is expanding its course offerings in the region from three to five classes and plans to expand capacity by more than 150 students.
The main goal was to get parents up to date on the current substances of choice among teenagers, according to what officers and counselors are seeing in the region.