The university is surprising 236 high school seniors at over 40 local schools. The scholarships are made available through UTEP's Scholars Excellence Program.
The school district wants immigrant families to feel safe and reassured them schools will be a safe haven where students can learn without the fear of being detained by immigration authorities.
The Texas House late Wednesday night approved a sweeping, bipartisan school finance plan that pumps an extra $1.6 billion into classrooms and begins overhauling the troubled way the state pays for public education.
The Henderson Middle School chess team is raising money for the SuperNationals VI chess championship in Nashville, Tennessee.