October 3, 2014
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Ebola: What you need to know
BISD does not currently have any reports of students or staff who have been exposed to the Ebola virus. However, the District is in communication with the Tarrant county public health department on a frequent basis and is receiving regular updates. Symptoms of Ebola include fever, vomiting and diarrhea.
BISD is concerned about everyday germs/viruses such as the flu and the common cold; therefore, the District will continue to be diligent in its cleaning. The best defense against the Ebola virus is to practice good hand washing, avoid travel to the infected areas, and contact your health care provider if you think you have been exposed.
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BISD exceeds state in all areas of SAT

SAT scores for 2014 were released today, and BISD's composite score of 995 for critical reading and mathematics is higher than the state average of 974. Average scores on the individual portions of the tests were:
  • Critical Reading - BISD scored 489 as compared to the state average at 479;
  • Mathematics - BISD scored 506 as compared to the state average at 495; and
  • Writing - BISD scored 473 as compared to the state average at 461.
A total of 649 BISD students took the SAT in 2014.
"I am excited that all BISD high schools continue to show increases in their scores each year," said Superintendent Dr. Darrell G. Brown. "BISD is committed to continuous advancement of our students, and we will continue to implement curriculum improvement in our pre-advanced placement and advanced placement courses and content areas to improve college readiness."
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