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Rosa Morales: Transcending Journalism

By Raul Garcia Jr. Twitter: @rgarcia_LE A pioneering Hispanic broadcast reporter and life long journalist from the Midwest, Rosa Morales’ passion for reporting…

Pedro R. Garza:  A Renaissance Man

Pedro R. Garza: A Renaissance Man

Pedro R. Garza is a modern day Renaissance man who, as the Southwestern Region Director of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development…

Latino Actor Encourages  Students to Stay in School

Latino Actor Encourages Students to Stay in School

It was not too long ago when Actor Jimmy Smits entered City University in New York aspiring to be a teacher and continue…

Congressman Rubén Hinojosa: A National Champion for Education

Congressman Rubén Hinojosa: A National Champion for Education

On September 18, 2014, Congressman Hinojosa, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training and Chairman of the Congressional Hispanic…

Superintendents Corner View all

By Dr. Ruben Alejandro Weslaco ISD is located in deep South Texas, just a few miles from the Rio Grande River and a 45-minute drive from the Gulf…

LATINO ED: What is your vision for your school district? Infante: We see students that are technology literate, ethically responsible, risk-taking leaders, self-directed learners, and critical thinkers. Our…

LATINO ED: What is your vision for your school district? DR. TREVINO: My vision for the school district is to continue to deliver a quality education in the…

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Boeing Engineers to Brownsville students at TSC ITECH Campus.

Boeing Engineers to Brownsville students at TSC ITECH Campus.

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Students gain hands-on insight into STEM career possibilities during HESTEC 2015

Students gain hands-on insight into STEM career possibilities during HESTEC 2015

By Cheryl Taylor EDINBURG, TEXAS – OCT. 6, 2015 – Rudy De La Torre, Anthony Garcia, Isaiah Ray and Odette Banda were among the Weslaco High School GEAR…

Bailey honors the past, sees bright future for UTRGV and the Valley

Bailey honors the past, sees bright future for UTRGV and the Valley

By Gail Fagan BROWNSVILLE & EDINBURG, TEXAS – AUG. 12, 2015 – A spirited drumline and cheerleaders clad in sparkly new uniforms greeted students, faculty and staff of…

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Texas A&M  minority students petition college for Latino/Chicano studies program

Texas A&M minority students petition college for Latino/Chicano studies program

By Raul Garcia Jr. Twitter: @rgarcia_LE Colleges around the country are offering Latino/Chicano studies undergraduate and graduate degrees and Aggie students are asking themselves why…

Michigan Affirmative Action ban upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court

The Road Less Traveled: Latino College Presidents

Study shows 5.5 million Latino college graduates will give U.S. top spot in degree attainment

HB 5 makes changes to high school requirements

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