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Smaller Valley schools struggled to meet state score averages

With the Texas Education Agency releasing its yearly Academic Performance Reports after a collaborative lawsuit to challenge last-minute changes to the grading system, large valley school districts passed with flying colors while smaller school districts struggled to meet the state average.

8 leadership changes, new tax rates shook up RGV schools in 2023

With 2023 coming to an end, the public education institutions in the Rio Grande Valley saw about eight superintendent changes in addition to school districts passing new tax rates and bonds.

Hidalgo County school districts pass tax-rate ratifications, bonds

Hidalgo County voters this year considered two bonds and eight tax-ratification elections and all but three failed to pass.

Hidalgo and Cameron County results for Nov. 7, 2023 elections

This page will be updated throughout the course of election night with unofficial results from multiple sources. Make sure to check back here periodically. Results are unofficial until canvassed by local entities.

Election Day in Hidalgo County brings local races and tax elections

Hidalgo County voters will have plenty to decide on this Tuesday as Election Day has arrived.

8,000 early ballots cast thus far in Hidalgo County

Early voting for the 2023 Special Constitutional Amendment Election and Local Entities Elections kicked off Monday.

Progreso ISD board president gets $250K bond in cocaine smuggling case

A federal magistrate judge on Tuesday set the bond for the Progreso school district’s board president, who is accused of cocaine smuggling, at $250,000 with a $15,000 deposit, court records indicate.

Local races, tax rate elections and constitutional amendments now before voters in Hidalgo County

Early voting has commenced in the Hidalgo County area with local races, tax rate elections and Texas constitutional amendments on the ballots.

Feds accuse Progreso ISD board president of smuggling 88 pounds of cocaine

Federal prosecutors allege that the Progreso school district’s board president was involved in smuggling approximately 88 pounds of cocaine in 2020.

Progreso school board president charged with drug trafficking

The Progeso school district's board president and that municipality's assistant city manager is in custody on federal drug trafficking charges.