Tag: BISD

Jury sees video of alleged bribery in Atkinson trial

The government on Tuesday finished questioning its key witness in the bribery case against Sylvia Atkinson after showing the jury a video recording of Atkinson...

Case against Atkinson underway; BISD trustee faces bribery charges

The bribery case against Brownsville Independent School District Trustee Sylvia Atkinson got underway Monday in U.S. District Court in Brownsville. U.S. Attorneys Jody L. Young...

Innovator speaks on distance learning; Says education gap may be widening

Nine months into the COVID-19 pandemic, the university professor, author and lecturer credited with inventing the term e-learning says distance learning’s worldwide embrace is...

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,...

Jury questions, instructions outlined in Atkinson case

The trial in the federal bribery case against Brownsville Independent School District Trustee Sylvia Atkinson is set to begin on Oct.15. Prosecutors on Tuesday filed...

Brownsville tables item to enter into CARES relief funding agreement with BISD

During a special city commission meeting on Tuesday, the City of Brownsville voted to table an item that would authorize the city manager to...

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...