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Date set for BISD appeal hearing

The Texas Education Agency has set a date for Beaumont Independent School District officials to argue why there should not be a state takeover of the district.

The hearing is called a record review, and State Education Commissioner Michael Williams has scheduled it for 9 a.m. May 21.

The hearing will be at the William B. Travis building in Austin.  It's scheduled to take four hours, and during that time BISD can present both oral and written information.

Chief Deputy Commissioner Lizzette Gonzalez Reynolds will preside over the record review and she will issue the final decision.

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