2012 Broad Prize for Public Charter Schools

The Broad Prize for Public Charter Schools honors the public charter management organization that has demonstrated the most outstanding overall student performance and improvement among the country’s largest urban charter management organizations in recent years while reducing achievement gaps for poor and minority students.

 

Learn how YES Prep Public Schools won the 2012 Broad Prize for Public Charter Schools:
YES Prep Best Practice Report: Supporting Every Student to College and Beyond (pdf)

YES Prep Public Schools

YES Prep Public Schools was named the winner of the $250,000 Broad Prize for Public Charter Schools on June 21, 2012 at the National Charter Schools Conference in Minneapolis.

In evaluating publicly available student achievement data on 20 large established charter school systems across the country, a 14-member review board of national education experts found YES Prep Public Schools to have the best overall student academic performance.

Learn more about YES Prep Public Schools and the 2012 Broad Prize for Public Charter Schools:

> YES Prep Best Practice Report: Supporting Every Student to College and Beyond (PDF)
> 2012 Winner Profile (PDF)
> 2012 Eligible CMOs (PDF)
> 2012 Review Board (PDF)
> 2012 Frequent Questions (PDF)
> 2012 Press Release (PDF)

YES Prep Public Schools Founder Chris Barbic (right) celebrates with President Jason Bernal after learning that YES Prep won the inaugural Broad Prize for Public Charter Schools at the National Charter Schools Conference in Minneapolis on June 21, 2012.

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U.S. Deputy Education Secretary Tony Miller announces YES Prep Public Schools has won the inaugural Broad Prize for Public Charter Schools at the National Charter Schools Conference in Minneapolis on June 21, 2012.
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U.S. Deputy Education Secretary Tony Miller (right) congratulates YES Prep Public Schools Founder Chris Barbic after announcing YES Prep won the inaugural Broad Prize for Public Charter Schools at the National Charter Schools Conference in Minneapolis on June 21, 2012.
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YES Prep Public Schools President Jason Bernal accepts the inaugural Broad Prize for Public Charter Schools at the National Charter Schools Conference in Minneapolis on June 21, 2012.
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YES Prep Public Schools staff pose with U.S. Deputy Education Secretary Tony Miller (second from left), The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation Senior Director Lydia Logan, YES Prep Public Schools Founder Chris Barbic and President Jason Bernal, National Alliance for Public Charter Schools Board Member Deborah McGriff and CEO Nina Rees after winning the inaugural Broad Prize for Public Charter Schools at the National Charter Schools Conference in Minneapolis on June 21, 2012.
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National Alliance for Public Charter Schools CEO Nina Rees congratulates YES Prep Public Schools President Jason Bernal after YES Prep won the inaugural Broad Prize for Public Charter Schools at the National Charter Schools Conference in Minneapolis on June 21, 2012.
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