Danya Perez-Hernandez

124 POSTS 0 COMMENTS
Danya Perez-Hernandez is the education reporter for The Monitor. She can be reached at dperez-hernandez@themonitor.com or (956) 683-4435.

UTRGV announces preview of Dream Resource Center

EDINBURG — A center aimed at providing specific groups of students, such as those who are undocumented, is near completion and about to preview...

UTRGV students air parking concerns

EDINBURG — Parking at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley was addressed again this week when the Student Government Association held a meeting...

UTRGV sees enrollment spike for first day

EDINBURG — A push to increase enrollment at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley seems to be paying off as preliminary counts show...

Mercedes ISD delays first day of school due to estimated $6M flood damage

MERCEDES — The first day of school was delayed a few days for most students in the Mercedes school district due to two of...

UT System Regents unanimously appoint James Milliken as new chancellor

McALLEN — The University of Texas System solidified the appointment of James Milliken as the new chancellor during a special meeting held Monday afternoon.McALLEN...

A-F ratings are out, TEA praises Valley performance

McALLEN — This year’s state accountability ratings are out, reflecting the first official A through F grades for school districts across the state.McALLEN —...

Rio Grande Valley schools’ performance intrigues researchers

McALLEN — The high academic performance of most schools in the Rio Grande Valley has some eager to learn how the area is disrupting...

UTRGV officials optimistic after audit linked to accreditation

EDINBURG — The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley received positive feedback on a statewide audit that could determine its accreditation status for the...

Weslaco ISD flood damage nears $14M; Roosevelt students to be rezoned

WESLACO — School district officials here have estimated $13.7 million in repairs needed as a result of last month’s flooding.WESLACO — School district officials...

Weslaco schools hit hard

WESLACO — Weslaco school district board members and officials teared up while trying to get through a special board meeting Thursday evening, when the...