Fort Stockton ISD to Receive Large Check from Uncle Sam

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

FORT STOCKTON - Good news for Fort Stockton schools.

District 23 Representative Ciro Rodriguez was in Fort Stockton on Thursday.

He announced that the school district will soon be getting almost $500,000 from Uncle Sam.

The U.S. House of Representatives recently passed House Bill 1586 which provides funding for jobs in education.

The bill is expected to pay for almost 15,000 jobs in the state; more than 600 of those teaching jobs are in District 23.