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Posted July 31, 2014
New STAMP Requirements
The Science, Technology, Architecture, and Medical Professions (STAMP) Program is a district initiative started in 2012-2013. The STAMP entrance requirements for all 8th grade students for the 2016-2017 school year are as follows: • Students must be in the 8th grade and be promoted to the 9th grade. • Students must apply to the program. • Students must pass all state-mandated assessments for promotion. • Students must achieve and maintain exemplary academic status. ** Students must have successfully completed (passed) 8th grade Algebra. ** This is an important addition to the entrance requirements for the STAMP program for the 2016-2017 school year. All 8th grade students who have an interest in applying to the STAMP program for the 2016-2017 school year must take Algebra this current school year. A letter will be sent home to all 8th grade BISD students and parent

BISD Campuses Apply for TTIPS
BISD campuses that have been designated as "Focus" campuses based on campus performance for the past 2 years are eligible to apply for one of the five TEA Texas Title I Priority School (TTIPS) grants. The intent of the TTIPS grant program is to achieve lasting positive reforms in the state's most struggling campuses through highest-quality implementation of strong evidence-based interventions. These interventions are designed within a framework of one of seven school reform models. In order to apply for these grants, these campuses need to have parents and community members involved in deciding which model to use for their grant reform activities. The following meetings have been set up at eligible campuses: Besteiro Middle School August 4, 2015 at 3:30 pm Cumming Middle School August 11, 2015 at 10 am Oliveira Middle School August 4, 2015 at 4:30 pm Perkins Middle School August 4, 2015 at 4:30 pm Stell Middle School August 3, 2015 at 11 am Aiken Elementary August 4, 2015 at 3 pm Cromack Elementary To be announced El Jardin Elementary August 4, 2015 at 3:30 pm Garza Elementary August 6, 2015 at 5 pm

Posted July 29, 2014
BISD's College-Going Culture
BISD high school students are actively applying to colleges and universities using the APPLY TEXAS APPLICATION. See the latest numbers below by high schools. Please note that the Brownsville Learning Academy, Lincoln Park School, and the Brownsville Academic Center students are also included in these counts. For questions, call Pilar Janis at the Guidance and Counseling Department, 548-8251.

Name of High School
Apply Texas%
FAFSA
FAFSA%
TASFA
FAFSA/TAFSA%
HANNA
100%
410
83%
14
85%
PORTER
100%
275
74%
39
85%
PACE
100%
265
83%
42
96%
RIVERA
100%
359
83%
35
91%
LOPEZ
100%
323
89%
23
95%
VETERANS
100%
448
90%
9
92%
BECHS
100%
47
98%
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Posted July 17, 2014
Health Benefits Survey Results
The Employees Benefits Department recently surveyed employees about BISD health benefits including ways to reduce costs. Thank you to the many employees who responded to the survey. View the results.

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