Local business exec among Teach for America Week guests

MISSION — Eighth graders practiced their “soft skills” by developing solutions to issues and presenting them to their class and were helped along by...

McAllen ISD candidates report details of campaign finances

Candidates running for the McAllen school district’s board of trustees raised more than $50,000 in contributions combined, according to their campaign finance reports. There are...

Update: Suspicious package removed from UTRGV campus

UPDATED 8:47 a.m. The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley tweeted that the suspicious package found on its Edinburg campus has been removed. The package was...

UTRGV plans interdisciplinary degree through NEH grant

A federal agency provided about $33,000 through grant funding for two professors at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley to plan an interdisciplinary...

‘Talk to your teens’: Panel discusses cyberspace dangers to children

McALLEN — Educators and local professionals stressed the importance for parents to be aware of cyberspace dangers and to communicate with their children to...

McAllen ISD offers new certificates for in-demand jobs

The McAllen Independent School District will incorporate three new certificates to its Career Technical Education programs, with its first cohorts beginning in 2019. A local...

Judge rules in favor of Edinburg CISD on bond election TRO

Hidalgo County Court-at-Law No. 1 Judge Rodolfo “Rudy” Gonzalez ruled in favor of Edinburg Consolidated Independent School District, finding it did not violate state...

Decision pending on ECISD TRO as both sides argue cases in lengthy court hearing

BY NAXIELY LOPEZ-PUENTE AND JOHN HOANG | STAFF WRITERS EDINBURG — Hidalgo County Court-at-Law Judge Rodolfo “Rudy” Gonzalez will likely decide Friday whether the school...

Pre-K program expands at Donna schools

In hopes of helping students read at an earlier age, the Donna school district has expanded its free, full-day pre-K program to include children...

Teacher merit pay, enrollment among topics at McAllen school candidate forum

McAllen school board candidates vying for office in the May election talked about budget issues, enrollment and merit pay among other topics during an...