Congratulations to 2013 Broad Prize winner Houston Independent School District!
The winner of the 2013 Broad Prize for Urban Education is the Houston Independent School District (HISD), the only district in the country to win the award twice, The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation announced today. As the winner of the award that recognizes the large urban school district that has made the greatest improvement in student achievement in recent years, HISD will receive $550,000 in college scholarships for its high school seniors.
Learn more about why Houston ISD is the 2013 Broad Prize-winning district: View HISD fact sheet
2013 Broad Prize Finalists
Corona-Norco Unified School District, Calif.
Cumberland County Schools, North Carolina
San Diego Unified School District, California
Read the press release:
2013 Broad Prize Awarded for Second Time to Houston Independent School District; Wins $550,000 in College Scholarships for Students, Three Finalist Districts Each Win $150,000.
Read the 2013 Broad Prize brochure.
Read the 2013 Broad Prize announcement event transcript.
Read more about the 4 finalist districts.
View a district-finalist video clip featuring HISD Superintendent Terry Grier.
View photos from the 4 finalist districts.
View footage from the 2013 Broad Prize announcement:
Eli Broad's Remarks
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan's Remarks
HISD Superintendent Terry Grier's Remarks
Panel Discussion: Is Personalized Learning Possible at a Large Scale?
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