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Brownsville District Officials Considering Readjustment of Boundaries

1 year 11 months 2 days ago Friday, December 21 2018 Dec 21, 2018 December 21, 2018 8:45 PM December 21, 2018 in News - Local
By: Sierra Pizarro

UPDATE (1/8): Brownsville Independent School District Board of Trustees has decided to reschedule the town hall meeting on boundaries. 

This meeting was scheduled for Jan. 9 at Manzano Middle School but will be rescheduled for May of 2019. 

According to a media release, it was rescheduled in order to have time to gather more information and explore additional options.

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BROWNSVILLE –District officials are considering a readjustment of their boundaries.

Brownsville Independent School District voted to start moving with a plan that includes either exchanging or collapsing neighboring school district boundaries.

Brownsville Superintendent Esperanza Zendejas says stretching Brownsville ISD’s limits would allow them to match the city limits, which would affect Port Isabel ISD and Los Fresnos ISD.

Los Fresnos ISD unanimously voted to object to Brownsville ISD’s attempt to take away any property.

A town hall meeting is set for Jan. 9 at Manzano Middle School at 6:00 p.m. to hear feedback from the community on boundary adjustments.

For more information watch the video above.

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