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La Joya ISD drops mask requirement

La Joya ISD announced Thursday that it will nix its mask mandate, joining most of the larger Hidalgo County school districts in doing so.

La Joya ISD report details steps administration took amid corruption probe

The La Joya ISD Board of Trustees heard a report Wednesday on corrective action spurred by two administrators and two trustees pleading guilty this...

Two La Joya ISD trustees signal support for special election following guilty pleas

Two La Joya ISD trustees signaled support for a special election to fill two vacant board seats Wednesday after criticism earlier this month over...

Official: La Joya ISD may require TEA oversight due to federal probe

A state education board member said this week that the Texas Education Agency is exploring its options regarding possibly intervening at La Joya ISD...

La Joya ISD trustee resigns after pleading guilty to extortion

A La Joya school board trustee pleaded guilty to extortion in federal court on Thursday and has submitted his resignation from the school board. Oscar...

La Joya ISD’s former assistant superintendent convicted in bribery case

McALLEN — The La Joya school district’s former assistant superintendent of student services pleaded guilty Monday after admitting to taking $28,000 in bribes, the...

La Joya trustee resigns after pleading guilty plea to bribery

A board trustee for the La Joya school district resigned from his position Thursday after he confessed earlier that day that he accepted more...

Valley school boards defy Abbott on pandemic policy

EDINBURG — Leadership from several school districts in the Rio Grande Valley joined a statewide uprising against Gov. Greg Abbott’s ban on mask mandates...

PSJA to Gov. Abbott: Let us make local decisions regarding COVID-19

The Pharr-San Juan-Alamo Independent School District Board of Trustees approved a resolution Monday that asks Gov. Greg Abbott to allow the district to make...

Pre-registration for La Joya first-dose vaccine clinic underway

A first-dose COVID-19 community vaccine clinic will be held on Thursday in La Joya through a partnership between Hidalgo County, La Joya Independent School...