Higher education newsmagazine awards UTRGV rehab professor

Capping off 2020 with another merit, Dr. Eluterio Blanco Jr., clinical assistant professor in the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Rehabilitation...

Teach for America: Vita A. Tijerina

Vita A. Tijerina is a 2020 Teach for America RGV Corps Member and fourth-grade bilingual reading teacher at J. S. Adame Elementary School at...

UTRGV film student’s documentary selected for Moscow film festival 

Sitting in the living room of her house, McAllen native Joann González was trying to decide what story she wanted to tell in a...

PSJA to install more than 600 air purifiers across district

Pharr-San Juan Alamo ISD reopened its doors earlier this semester to students who are opting for in-person instruction, and the district recently purchased several...

Teach for America educator sees herself in RGV students

Sara Arciniega Nevarez is a 2020 Teach for America RGV Corps Member and first-grade dual language at Henry Ford Elementary School in Pharr-San Juan-Alamo...

Eighth-grader becomes first student council elect to have a disability

Love. Kindness. Inclusion. These are the principles eighth-grader Addison Bortnick hopes to instill in the student body of Cathey Middle School in McAllen as their...

Teach for America educator at IDEA Weslaco Pike an RGV native

Ernesto Farias is a 2019 Teach For America RGV Corps member and teaches 8th Advanced Social Studies at IDEA Weslaco Pike College Prep. TFA asked...

Weslaco East FFA chapter addresses hunger, nutrition

The Weslaco East FFA Chapter is one of the 270 chapters that received an FFA COVID-19 Chapter Assistance Grant with more than 700 chapters...

TFA educator at Donna North seeks to counter educational inequity

Nycol Cotto is a 2019 Teach for America RGV Corps Member and 10th grade chemistry at Donna North High School. TFA asked Nycol a few...

Interest in homeschooling grows in distance-learning era

Families across the region are a few weeks into virtual learning, but a growing number of local parents are deciding to take matters into...