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BISD receives financial awards

The Brownsville Independent School District has received two financial accountability awards, the Outstanding Achievement in Popular Annual Financial Reporting — also known as the...

STAAR testing regimen returns

Students at Brownsville Independent School District early college high schools will be taking STAAR End of Course exams this week, but not to worry,...

Peña sworn in for fourth term as BISD trustee

Longtime Brownsville Independent School District trustee Minerva M. Peña was sworn in for her fourth term on the board on Friday at the BISD...

Pena wins recount by 8 votes

Longtime Brownsville Independent School District trustee Minerva M. Peña won her race for the Position 6 seat on the BISD Board of Trustees after...

Recount underway in hotly contested BISD race

If you’ve ever wondered whether the vote you’re casting actually makes any difference, this year’s race for Position 6 on the Brownsville Independent School...

BISD stands by decision to reopen Nov. 30

Absent a new waiver or extension from the Texas Education Agency, the Brownsville Independent School District will restart in-person instruction to students whose families...

BISD prepares to welcome students Nov. 30

Starting the Monday after Thanksgiving, all Brownsville Independent School District campuses will be open for in-person learning to any student whose family requests that...

Voters elect new school board members

By Nubia Reyna and Laura B. Martinez, Staff Writer The unofficial election results from early voting and Election Day show that political newcomer Daniella Lopez-Valdez was...

BISD receives COVID-19 rapid test program from state

The Brownsville Independent School District announced the district was selected to receive the COVID-19 Rapid Test Program. This program will help schools conduct rapid tests...

Thousands of BISD students turning out to vote

Even though the COVID-19 pandemic forced everything online, voting continues through Friday in the 2020 Kids Voting Brownsville Mock Election that is part of a...