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Brownsville ISD announces names of consolidated schools

Following approval by the BISD Board of Trustees at a meeting Tuesday, the Brownsville Independent School District announced the names of three newly consolidated elementary schools.

Brownsville ISD to give all employees 2% pay raises

The Brownsville Independent School District has begun writing next year’s budget to include 2% pay raises for all employees amid an ongoing effort to right-size the district and make good on its pledge to avoid layoffs.

Brownsville ISD works to whittle $20 million from budget

The Brownsville Independent School District is getting closer to determining where its budget can reasonably be cut and still provide the services the community expects.

Man, juvenile arrested following deadly shooting in Brownsville

Brownsville police have released details about a deadly shooting that occurred Saturday evening.

Brownsville ISD removes 5 books from libraries, reviews others

The Brownsville Independent School District has removed five books from its libraries after activists raised concerns related to House Bill 900 during the public comment period at the May 21 Board of Trustees meeting.

Brownsville ISD high schools to graduate 2,904 in seven ceremonies

Graduation season will get underway at 7:30 p.m. Thursday when Rivera Early College High School’s 522-member graduating class assembles at Sams Memorial Stadium for the first of seven BISD ceremonies celebrating this year’s graduates.

At student recognition ceremony, Brownsville ISD urges success beyond high school

The Brownsville Independent School District extended recognition to more than 1,500 students on Wednesday, inviting parents, faculty and staff into the Rivera Early College High School gymnasium to help celebrate their accomplishments.

Pastors’ group demands Valley schools remove ‘inappropriate’ books

HARLINGEN — A pastors’ group is standing behind a new state law and is requesting Rio Grande Valley school boards remove a list of books they describe as containing graphic sexuality from their library shelves.

Brownsville ISD union chartered at BEST AFT Local 3877

The Brownsville ISD employee organization BEST AFT has voted to formally affiliate with the 1.7-million-member American Federation of Teachers and its state affiliate Texas AFT, as well as the 13 million-member AFL-CIO.

From the heart: Brownsville Veterans Memorial One-Act Play company makes state

The One-Act Play company from Veterans Memorial Early College High School is living a dream this weekend and making history as one of eight 5-A schools to qualify for the UIL state finals in Austin.