Related Program: Texas Standard The Number Of High-Poverty, High-Performance Schools Is Growing In Texas By Kristen Cabrera • Jun 4, 2019 Related Program: Texas Standard ShareTweetEmail Pixabay Dallas and Houston have some of the state’s top-performing schools, but there’s increasingly more so-called gold-ribbon schools in the Rio Grande Valley. Listen Listening... / 4:35 Texas Standard | June 4, 2019 12:29 pm Tags: texas standardeducationRio Grande ValleyShareTweetEmailView the discussion thread. Related Content In Fort Worth ISD, Teachers Earn More Money To Work In Some Schools By Stella Chavez • May 29, 2019 Stella M. Chávez / KERA News “I definitely think as a school is trying to turn around, it is important to have some type of incentive to attract teachers that may not normally look at an underperforming school.” Listen Listening... / 4:20 Texas Standard | May 29, 2019 10:00 am Are The STAAR Tests Too Hard? Critics Rally For A Closer Look. By Camille Phillips • Apr 9, 2019 (Camille Phillips/Texas Public Radio) “To hear that they were testing at two to three grade levels above the grade level they should have been testing at was surprising, and really just made me angry.” Listen Listening... / 4:33 Texas Standard | April 9, 2019 9:30 a.m. Texas House Considers $750 Million Full-Day Pre-K Plan By Jill Ament • Apr 2, 2019 Poughkeepsie Day School/Flickr “If you spend more money on pre-K, that can do more to catch kids up than any other intervention later in life, according to research.” Listen Listening... / 5:06 Texas Standard | April 2, 2019 11:56 a.m.