Congressman Gonzalez Announces Preliminary Allocation of $99,401,933 for Schools in the 15th District of Texas

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WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) announced $99,401,933 in federal funding for 26 independent and consolidated school districts in the 15th District of Texas for Fiscal Year (FY) 2020. This is a preliminary allocation. The U.S. Department of Education will release final totals in June 2020.

“One of my priorities is funding our public education institutions at the highest levels,” said Congressman Gonzalez. “Teachers and students deserve access to every possible resource. I will continue to support public schools and advocate on behalf of top-notch education programs for the 15th District of Texas to ensure our children are getting the best education possible. ”

Title I Grants to local school districts are intended to ensure that the most financially and socially disadvantaged children have an equal opportunity to obtain a high-quality education and reach proficiency on state academic assessments.

The Texas Education Agency allocates these federal grant awards to local educational agencies who will be able to use them for the FY 2020 school year. The following school districts in the 15th District of Texas have received Title I, Part A preliminary funding allocations:

  • Benavides Independent School District – $171, 629
  • Donna Independent School District – $14,344,908
  • Edcouch-Elsa Independent School District – $ 4,062,731
  • Edinburg Consolidated Independent School District – $ 21, 192,569
  • Falls City Independent School District – $65,486
  • Floresville Independent School District – $825,447
  • Freer Independent School District – $264,862
  • George West Independent School District – $ 324,962
  • Hidalgo Independent School District – $1,466,863
  • Karnes City Independent School District – $307,263
  • La Villa Independent School District – $355,328
  • Lamar Consolidated Independent School District – $4,876,974
  • Marion Independent School District – $169,167
  • McAllen Independent School District – $15,542,193
  • Mercedes Independent School District – $4,339,244
  • Mission Consolidated Independent School District – $11,081,619
  • Monte Alto Independent School District – $611,084
  • Navarro Independent School District – $150,480
  • Robert Lee Independent School District – $60,009
  • San Diego Independent School District – $800,171
  • Seguin Independent School District – $1,892,825
  • Sharyland Independent School District – $3,601,015
  • Stockdale Independent School District – $257,849
  • Three Rivers Independent School District – $163,881
  • Valley View Independent School District – $2,591,926
  • Weslaco Independent School District – $9,786,713
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