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Salinas takes the reins at Edinburg schools

EDINBURG — Mario Salinas officially stepped in as superintendent of the Edinburg school district last week. He was selected as the sole finalist for the...

UTRGV ranks among highest in Texas for teacher production, retention

UTRGV is among the top universities to produce the largest number of teachers in Texas, and has among the highest retention rates, according to...

San Benito CISD announces set remote learning days

SAN BENITO — School district officials have designated four days in the remainder of the school year to have asynchronous remote learning. On Feb. 9,...

SBCISD counselors honored for their commitment to students

National School Counseling Week 2021, “School Counselors: All In for All Students,” was celebrated earlier this month to highlight the unique contributions of school...

TSTC Culinary Arts to host virtual information sessions for prospective students

Prospective students who have dreams of whipping up meals on a stove and baking decadent pastries in the oven can be one step closer...

Army veteran’s commitment to service continues at TSTC

Once a staff sergeant in the U.S. Army, Kenneth Buford is utilizing his military skills to resonate with fellow veterans at Texas State Technical...

National Spelling Bee to return in mostly virtual format

By BEN NUCKOLS Associated Press The Scripps National Spelling Bee will return this year in a mostly virtual format, with the in-person competition limited to...

IDEA Public Schools offering free meals to children at select campuses

IDEA Public Schools’ Child Nutrition Program will be serving bundled meals at select campuses to all children 18 years and under. The bundled meals will...

Harlingen students get curbside meals; continues over weekend

HARLINGEN — “How many?” asked a masked server in the bitter cold. “Five!” replied a fellow bus driver doubling as a server at Harlingen High...

Giving to those in need: Point Isabel ISD delivers meals, essential items

PORT ISABEL — As households continue to brave the winter storms that have left many without electricity and water, acts of service continue to...