Danya Perez-Hernandez

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Danya Perez-Hernandez is the education reporter for The Monitor. She can be reached at dperez-hernandez@themonitor.com or (956) 683-4435.

DHR, STC and PSJA ISD celebrate first high school students to receive nursing degrees

EDINBURG — With their high school graduation scheduled for this weekend, eight Pharr-San Juan- Alamo school district students are the first in the nation...

McAllen trustees split in selecting new board president

McALLEN — After a swearing-in ceremony to welcome the newly elected trustees to the McAllen school board, it was down to the business of...

UTRGV Police Chief talks campus security updates

EDINBURG— After a few years filled with many transitions the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Police Department continues to reorganize in order to...

Incoming UTRGV School of Medicine dean talks vision and challenges ahead

McALLEN — News about the selection of a new dean for the fledgling University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine broke Thursday...

UTRGV names new medical school dean

EDINBURG — University of Texas Rio Grande Valley officials tapped a veteran of one of the top medical schools in the country for the...

Mission CISD launches community-wide reading program

MISSION— In an effort to encourage literacy in children well before school age, the Mission Consolidated Independent School District and partner cities are focusing...

Sharyland ISD sees no changes on board of trustees

MISSION — No new faces are coming to the Sharyland school district board of trustees as the only incumbent challenged was elected to serve...

Edinburg CISD grievance moves forward with disagreements

EDINBURG — A grievance filed last month against the Edinburg school district leadership was briefly halted as those who filed said district officials are...

McAllen ISD board candidates file final campaign reports

McALLEN — The seven candidates for the McAllen Independent School District board of trustees have turned in their final campaign reports showing some decrease...