A Four-Time Finalist, Texas District Earns $1 Million Broad Prize
The prize was awarded Sept. 16 by the Los Angeles-based Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation, which bestows the award annually to a city school district that has made notable strides in improving achievement, especially in closing gaps between students of different racial and ethnic groups.
Before announcing the winner in a ceremony at the U.S. Capitol, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan praised the leaders of all five finalist districts as “true American heroes” for producing high achievement despite lean economic times and...
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- Elementary Principal
- Forest Grove School District, Forest Grove, OR
- School Turnaround Facilitator (Stockton, CA) ($83K-$102K/YR
- WestEd, Multiple Locations
- Perspectives Charter Schools, Chicago, IL
- Director of School Support
- The Achievement Network, Multiple Locations
- Princeton Public School District, Princeton, NJ