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.

Elected trustees sworn to Donna ISD board, new leadership selected

DONNA — Three newly-elected trustees are officially sworn into their places at the Donna school district board. New leaders were also selected among the...

Edinburg CISD board welcomes new trustees, elects new officers

The Edinburg school district board room filled to capacity Thursday afternoon during a special meeting intended to swear-in newly elected trustees, bid farewell to...

50 years later, Edcouch-Elsa walkout participants take the stage, inspire youth

EDCOUCH — One by one, some of the former students who took a stand against racist policies and inequality by walking out of the...

McAllen ISD officials moving forward with TRE-related projects

The McAllen school district board of trustees received an update Monday evening on the projects being financed with funds levied by the recently-approved Tax...

Valley leaders share first impressions of new UT Chancellor

McALLEN — The longest visit to a University of Texas campus so far by Chancellor James Milliken and wife Nana Smith culminated last Thursday...

Report: Second accreditation visit at UTRGV yields positive findings

EDINBURG — The report from the latest accreditation-related committee visit to the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley is in with no recommendations for...

UT Chancellor James Milliken soaks in Valley’s university experience

BROWNSVILLE — University of Texas Chancellor James Milliken began his first day in the Rio Grande Valley on the U.S.-Mexico border with a visit...

Newcomers prevail in Edinburg, Donna school races

McALLEN — Nearly a dozen school board elections were decided Tuesday in Hidalgo County, and while some voters were drawn to the polls mainly...

UT Chancellor James Milliken to pay first visit to UTRGV

EDINBURG — The first visit by the new University of Texas Chancellor James Milliken to UT-Rio Grande Valley is confirmed for Wednesday and Thursday...

UTRGV confirms record enrollment numbers

EDINBURG — The final enrollment numbers are in for the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley and this fall turned out to be the...