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Weslaco ISD projects balanced budget, teacher raises

WESLACO — Unlike most Texas school districts scrambling to balance their deficit budgets for next year, Weslaco ISD is expecting a balanced budget with multiple projects, additional teachers and raises.

Mental health grants awarded to Valley school districts

The Region One Education Service Center announced two new grants for Region One school districts with the Department of Counseling and Mental Health helping to support the districts with resources and training.

Blended learning draws educators to Harlingen for a closer look

HARLINGEN — Kayla Lara leaned into her laptop, tapping with sharp focus on her keyboard as she worked on her blended learning assignment.

Weslaco ISD approved firms for first phase of $160M in bond projects

WESLACO — The Weslaco school board at a meeting Tuesday approved several hires with architectural and engineering firms for the first phase of bond projects totaling $160 million.

Weslaco school board interviews firms for $160 million in district projects

WESLACO — The Weslaco Independent School District has started working on bond projects totaling $160 million by interviewing architectural and engineering firms for the first phase of the projects.

Valley school districts boosted test scores last year

HARLINGEN — The state’s new report cards show the Rio Grande Valley’s biggest school districts boosted their test scores over the previous year’s grades, while most posted slightly lower grades than the Texas 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.

McAllen park’s fate, courthouse delays among 2023’s top stories

From political shakeups to rising taxes, to controversies over courthouse construction and stray pet placements, 2023 saw a lot of buzzworthy headlines across Hidalgo County.

Weslaco’s Fuentes seeks third term on Hidalgo County Commissioners Court

Hidalgo County Precinct 1 Commissioner David L. Fuentes announced this week he is seeking a third term.

Tigers rally past Panthers in pool play at Weslaco Tourney

WESLACO — Mercedes’ Randi Lara sank a go-ahead free throw in the final minute to propel the Tigers to a 54-53 win over Mid-Valley...