Wednesday, July 11, 2018

BISD Receives Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Grant

Brownsville Independent School District is proud to announce that it has once again been awarded the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) grant to carry on with the Adult Continuing Education program for the 2018-2019 school year. The WIOA grant is provided through the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) to 28 different Adult Education and Literacy (AEL) organizations throughout Texas. TWC held a competition to apply for the funding and awarded BISD $1,569,625 to serve adults in Cameron County who are in need of basic education. The grant award is guaranteed for two years and renewable for five years in total. The funds BISD will receive come from the Adult Education and Family Literacy Act (AEFLA), which are comprised of Federal, State, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), EL Civics, and Professional Development. View the media release.