BISD schools win national recognition

The National Center for Urban School Transformation at San Diego State University has named five Brownsville schools as winners of 2020 Best Urban Schools...

BISD in-person start date extended; Full on-campus instruction begins Nov. 30

The Texas Education Agency has granted a second four-week waiver extending the start date for face-to-face instruction for all BISD students to Nov. 30,...

Groups’ petition alleges no confidence; Teachers associations want BISD super removed

The Texas State Teachers Association, Association of Brownsville Educators and the National Education Association started a petition on Change.org asking for a vote of...

BISD getting close to digital parity

One week into the 2020-2021 school year, the Brownsville Independent School District is a week or two away from having all of the electronic...

BISD trustees challenged for posts; 14 candidates file for election

Two incumbents on the Brownsville Independent School District Board of Trustees are being challenged in board elections to be held in conjunction with the...

Meet the Teacher: Schools host drive-thru event

Mask-wearing teachers at Hubert R. Hudson Elementary greeted the dozens of students and their families who participated in the meet the teacher drive-thru event...

BISD losing teachers to attrition; District says 36 resigned, 42 retired

A total of 36 teachers have resigned and 42 have retired since the coronavirus pandemic arrived in the Rio Grande Valley in March, the...

Virtual Launch: BISD readies for 100% online learning

Even if it wasn’t apparent then, the Brownsville Independent School Districtstarted laying the groundwork to begin the 2020-2021 school year 100% online soon after...

Teacher honored as Distinguished Educator of Blind Students

Graciela Olivo has been a teacher of blind students in the Rio Grande Valley for over 35 years. This month, the National Federation of...

Story to Tell: Teen filmmaker showcases documentary at film fest 

A documentary by local teenager Natalia Moreno-Campos started as a national history project submission and has now been accepted to two of the most influential...