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==About the district==
 
==About the district==
[[File:Brazos County Texas.png|200px|thumb|left|link=Bryan Independent School District, Texas|Bryan Independent School District is located in Brazos County, TX]]Bryan ISD is located in [[Bryan, Texas]], which is also a county seat of [[Brazos County, Texas]]. According to the 2010 U.S. Census, Bryan is home to 76,201 residents.<ref name=Census>[http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/48000.html ''Quick Facts'' Accessed August 26, 2013]</ref>  
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[[File:Map of Texas highlighting Brazos County.svg|250px|thumb|left|link=Bryan Independent School District, Texas|Bryan Independent School District is located in Brazos County, Texas]]Bryan Independent School District is located in [[Brazos County, Texas]]. The county seat of Brazos County is [[Bryan, Texas|Bryan]]. Brazos County is home to 194,851 residents, according to the United States Census Bureau.<ref name=Census>[http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/48/48041.html ''United States Census Bureau,'' "Brazos County, Texas," accessed July 31, 2014]</ref> Bryan Independent School District is the [[Largest school districts in the United States by enrollment|72nd-largest school district]] in [[Texas]], serving 15,611 students during the 2011-2012 school year.<ref>[http://nces.ed.gov/ccd/elsi/tableGenerator.aspx ''National Center for Education Statistics,'' "ELSI Table Generator," accessed July 31, 2014]</ref>
  
 
===Demographics===
 
===Demographics===
In terms of graduation rate, average household income and poverty rate, [[Bryan, Texas|Bryan]] underperformed in these areas. The graduation rate was 77.4% compared to 80.4% statewide. The average household income was $35,881 compared to $50,920 in the entire state. Bryan had a poverty rate of 28.4%, while the poverty rate for Texas was 17.0%.<ref name=Census/>
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Brazos County overperformed in comparison to the rest of Texas in terms of higher education achievement in 2012. The United States Census Bureau found that 38.7 percent of Brazos County residents aged 25 years and older had attained a bachelor's degree compared to 26.3 percent for Texas as a whole. The median household income in Brazos County was $37,638 compared to $51,563 for the state of Texas. The poverty rate in Brazos County was 30.0 percent compared to 17.4 percent for the entire state.<ref name=Census/>
  
 
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| White || 80.6 || 80.3
 
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| Hispanic or Latino || 36.2 || 37.6
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==Recent news==
 
==Recent news==

Revision as of 14:36, 4 August 2014

Douglas Wunneburger
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Board President, Bryan Independent School District, District 5
Incumbent
Term ends
2016
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 5, 2013
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Texas at Austin
Master'sStephen F. Austin State University
Ph.D.Texas A&M University
Personal
ProfessionResearch Scientist/Lecturer/Administrator
Ballotpedia's school board candidate survey
Douglas Wunneburger currently holds the District 1 seat on the Bryan Independent School Board of Education, where he is also Board President. He was re-elected in an unopposed race on November 5, 2013.

Biography

Wunneburger earned his bachelor's in economics from the University of Texas at Austin in 1977, his master's of forest science from Stephen F. Austin State University in 1982 and his Ph.D. in Forestry GIS and Remote Sensing from Texas A&M University in 1992. He is currently a senior lecturer and research scientist at Texas A&M University.[1]

Elections

2013

See also: Bryan Independent School District elections (2013)

Opposition

Wunneburger won re-election on November 5, 2013 in an unopposed race.

Endorsements

Wunneburger was not endorsed in this campaign.

Funding

Wunneburger reported no contributions or expenditures to the Texas Ethics Commission.[2]

What was at stake?

Three seats were up for election on November 5, 2013. The Districts 1, 3 and 5 seats were filled by two incumbents and one newcomer.

About the district

See also: Bryan Independent School District, Texas
Bryan Independent School District is located in Brazos County, Texas
Bryan Independent School District is located in Brazos County, Texas. The county seat of Brazos County is Bryan. Brazos County is home to 194,851 residents, according to the United States Census Bureau.[3] Bryan Independent School District is the 72nd-largest school district in Texas, serving 15,611 students during the 2011-2012 school year.[4]

Demographics

Brazos County overperformed in comparison to the rest of Texas in terms of higher education achievement in 2012. The United States Census Bureau found that 38.7 percent of Brazos County residents aged 25 years and older had attained a bachelor's degree compared to 26.3 percent for Texas as a whole. The median household income in Brazos County was $37,638 compared to $51,563 for the state of Texas. The poverty rate in Brazos County was 30.0 percent compared to 17.4 percent for the entire state.[3]

Racial Demographics, 2012[3]
Race Brazos County (%) Texas (%)
White 80.6 80.3
Black or African American 11.3 12.4
American Indian and Alaska Native 0.7 1.0
Asian 5.5 4.3
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.1 0.1
Two or More Races 1.8 1.8
Hispanic or Latino 24.5 38.4

Note: The United States Census Bureau considers "Hispanic or Latino" to be a place of origin rather than a race. Citizens may report both their race and their place of origin, and as a result, the percentages in each column of the racial demographics table may exceed 100 percent.[5][6]

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References

  1. LinkedIn, "Douglas Wunneburger," accessed September 3, 2013
  2. Texas Ethics Commission Search Campaign Finance Reports, accessed December 26, 2013
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 United States Census Bureau, "Brazos County, Texas," accessed July 31, 2014
  4. National Center for Education Statistics, "ELSI Table Generator," accessed July 31, 2014
  5. United States Census Bureau, "Frequently Asked Questions," accessed April 21, 2014
  6. Each column will add up to 100 percent after removing the "Hispanic or Latino" place of origin percentages, although rounding by the Census Bureau may make the total one- or two-tenths off from being exactly 100 percent. This Ballotpedia page provides a more detailed explanation of how the Census Bureau handles race and ethnicity in its surveys.