BISD March 19 Update on Off-Campus Instruction and Student Grades

Posted below is information provided late Thursday afternoon, March 19, by the Brownwood Independent School District.  It covers how grades are going to be handled, how to find detailed instructions for each school campus concerning off-campus instruction (see first link below) and links to the school district’s COVID-19 page.

Off-Campus Instruction Directions

Transitioning to off-campus instruction can be frustrating. We know there will be numerous questions, and we are working through them with your help. Today, detailed instructions for each campus are posted on our website at

There are links from our homepage ( and our COVID-19 page (

If you have questions, there are emails listed along with Facebook pages with the latest information available.


As of March 6th, all student course grades are considered frozen. All completed off-campus instructional materials will be assessed, which will allow teachers, parents, and students to monitor progress on the concepts covered. Careful consideration will be given on how completed coursework will impact course grades, GPA, and class rank.

The Texas Education Agency and Governor Greg Abbott’s office have been released updated information for schools on a daily basis.  Those links are provided below.

Governor Abbott’s Order and Updated TEA Information

Yesterday’s announcement from Brown County schools aligns with today’s executive order by Governor Abbott. Our transition away from on-campus instruction for students continues through, at least, April 3rd. Food service continues for breakfast and lunch. We have increased our meal counts each day and fed 328 meals today.

The Texas Education Agency (TEA) has a comprehensive COVID-19 website that has up to the minute information applicable to all schools in Texas.  You can visit for the latest state-wide educational updates.