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BISD could spend up to $1 million to appeal a state take over
KFDM News - Hundreds of thousands of taxpayer dollars will now be spent to appeal a decision by the Texas Education Agency commissioner to take over Beaumont Independent School District.
With a 5-2 vote, board members voted Thursday to appeal the TEA's decision to send a board of managers to replace trustees and superintendent Timothy Chargois.
The BISD board voted to hire a team of lawyers to appeal the state takeover through the judicial system.
This litigation will very likely cost BISD between $500,000 and one million dollars.
Two trustees -- who did not vote to appeal the commissioner of education decision -- say that money should be spent on the district.