The Texas Commissioner of Education Michael L. Williams visited two BISD schools, Yturria Elementary and Veterans Memorial High School, on Thursday, October 3.  His visit was led by Ruben Cortez, Jr., the District 2 State Board of Education member and Brownsville resident.  Williams visited classrooms at both schools and addressed district principals and student leaders.  This was Commissioner Williams’ first visit to the Rio Grande Valley this school year and the first destination on his tour of Texas schools.