Tony-Award Winning “In the Heights” featured Latino roles, themes, music and dance experience

Brian Warren, an assistant professor of theater at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, said the school’s theater department works to bring a...

La Joya ISD educator selected as HESTEC Math Teacher of the Year

BY SPECIAL TO THE MONITORGladys Enriquez, a math teacher at La Joya Independent School District’s Lorenzo de Zavala Middle School, was recently notified that...

Education Spotlight: Hidalgo ISD Special Education Department launches new skills shop

Hidalgo Early College High School Special Education Department started a wood craft shop called The Pirates Plank. This shop was incorporated into the Learning...

Valley educator promotes ‘Kids of Color In Tech’

Border Kids Code co-founder, Dalinda Gonzalez-Alcantar, didn’t try sushi until after college. Before that, she didn’t even know what it was.Her son, however, tried...

UTRGV notes growth in its number of dual enrollment high school students

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Dual Enrollment Program is reporting a bump in the number of students earning college credit. Statistics show that...

Education Spotlight: Educator joined Teach For America to promote education equity

Jeff Bauer is a 2017 TFA corps member who is a RISE (self-contained special education) high school teacher at IDEA San Juan College Prep. What...

Rio Grande Valley native works to close digital divide

It was the early 2000s, and Daniel Lucio, a Harlingen native, was staring into the screen of his family’s new computer, searching the web...

8 YA novels you need to read in December

These eight books could make for a perfect Christmas gift for the young adult reader in your life.

All-girls teams rep the RGV at CodeWars

While most teams last weekend at the Hewlett Packard Enterprise CodeWars 2019 in Houston competed under the banner of their high schools, two teams...

UTRGV certified as a Bee Campus USA affiliate

BY MARIA ELENA HERNANDEZThe University of Texas Rio Grande Valley has been certified as an affiliate of the Bee Campus USA program, which encourages...