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...

TFA educator at IDEA challenges her students with higher standards

Teach for America (TFA) is the national nonprofit organization committed to the idea that one day, all children will attain an excellent education. To...

PSJA ISD alumni nominated for Best New Female Artists at upcoming Tejano Music Awards

BY SPECIAL TO THE MONITORPHARR — Two Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD alumni and Tejano singers, Magali Delarosa and Sarah Monique, have been nominated for the...

8 book recommendations for the young reader in your life

MARGIE LONGORIA | SPECIAL TO THE MONITOR “Secrets of Casa Rosada by Alex Temblador Books that explore our culture are few and far between, so when...

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...

Former TFA teacher stands for equitable education for Latino students

Teach for America is the national nonprofit organization committed to the idea that one day, all children will attain an excellent education. To this...

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...

Education Spotlight: Edinburg Rotary celebrates ECISD UIL Academics Program

The Edinburg Rotary Club recently presented awards to the top UIL Academics students from the Edinburg Consolidated Independent School District. “The Rotary event really emphasizes...

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...

Teach For America educator at PSJA Memorial always wanted to return to the RGV

Teach for America is the national nonprofit organization committed to the idea that one day, all children will attain an excellent education. To this...