On Thursday, February 21, it was announced at Region One that BISD and PSJA will share a $5.6 million federal grant to expand the early college high school model. The partnership includes the two districts as well as Educate Texas, a public-private partnership of Communities Foundation of Texas, and Jobs for the Future, a national nonprofit based in Boston. Hanna HS, Pace HS, and Rivera HS are the BISD schools impacted by the grant.