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Sep 22, 2014, 12:30 ET For First Time, Two Districts Win 2014 Broad Prize: Gwinnett County Public Schools, Orange County Public Schools Share $1 Million Award

For the first time in its 13-year history, The Broad Prize for Urban Education has been awarded to two school districts: Gwinnett County...


Jul 01, 2014, 15:00 ET KIPP Schools Wins 2014 Broad Prize for Public Charter Schools

 KIPP Schools is the winner of the 2014 Broad Prize for Public Charter Schools and will receive $250,000 to support college-readiness efforts...


May 15, 2014, 09:00 ET Three Charter School Systems Named Top in Nation, in Running for 2014 Broad Prize for Public Charter Schools

 The top three public charter school systems in the running for the 2014 Broad Prize for Public Charter Schools are Achievement First, KIPP...


Dec 17, 2013, 10:00 ET Broad Foundation Invests $3 Million in Common Sense Media's Free Online Resource for Teachers to Find the Best Digital Tools to Personalize Learning for Students

 The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation has awarded $3 million to Common Sense Media to support the expansion of Graphite, a free ratings and...


Nov 13, 2013, 08:00 ET Bruce Reed Named President of The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation

Bruce Reed, assistant to President Barack Obama and chief of staff to Vice President Joe Biden, was named president of The Eli and Edythe Broad...


Sep 25, 2013, 12:30 ET El premio Broad de 2013 se otorga por segunda vez al Distrito Escolar Independiente de Houston; gana $550,000 en becas universitarias para estudiantes, tres distritos finalistas ganan $150,000 cada uno

 El ganador del Premio Broad a la Educación Urbana de 2013 es el Distrito Escolar Independiente de Houston (HISD), el único distrito...


Sep 25, 2013, 12:30 ET 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

 The winner of the 2013 Broad Prize for Urban Education is the Houston Independent School District (HISD), the only district in the country to...


Aug 26, 2013, 08:00 ET Broad Foundation Awards $5 Million to Success Academy Charter Schools to Expand in New York Following CMO's Top Performance on State Exams

On the heels of its recent performance on New York State tests, Success Academy Charter Schools, one of the highest-performing and fastest-growing...


Jul 02, 2013, 11:25 ET Uncommon Schools Wins 2013 Broad Prize for Public Charter Schools

Uncommon Schools is the winner of the 2013 Broad Prize for Public Charter Schools and will receive $250,000 to support college-readiness efforts...


Jun 05, 2013, 08:00 ET New Report Details Strategies to Boost Access to, Performance on Advanced Placement Exams for African-American Students in Urban School Districts

The successful strategies used by six urban school systems across the country to boost African-American student participation in and performance...


May 15, 2013, 09:00 ET Three Charter School Systems Named Top in Nation, in Running for 2013 Broad Prize for Public Charter Schools

 The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation announced today that the top three charter school systems in the running for the 2013 Broad Prize for...


Mar 28, 2013, 08:00 ET The Broad Foundation Announces 2013 Finalists for $1 Million Broad Prize; Four School Districts Honored for Student Gains

 The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation announced today the four finalists for the 2013 Broad Prize for Urban Education, a $1 million award given...


Mar 19, 2013, 08:00 ET Fundación Broad invierte casi $23 millones en entidades sin fines de lucro que trabajan para dar a padres y maestros tecnologías que personalizan el aprendizaje de todos los alumnos

 La Fundación Eli y Edythe Broad ha entregado casi $20 millones durante los últimos 12 meses a organizaciones sin fines de lucro que...


Mar 19, 2013, 08:00 ET Broad Foundation Invests Nearly $23 Million in Nonprofits Working to Empower Teachers and Parents with Educational Technologies That Personalize Learning for Every Student

Grants awarded to leading nonprofits working to modernize teaching and learning through technology, in public schools and at home  The...


Mar 13, 2013, 08:00 ET Broad Foundation Invests Nearly $23 Million In Nonprofits Working To Empower Teachers, Parents

Grants By The Broad Foundation Awarded To Leading Nonprofits Working To Help Teachers And Parents With Blended Learning At School And At Home...


Mar 05, 2013, 09:00 ET Broad Foundation Reveals How Top Public Charter School System Sends All Graduates to College

YES Prep Public Schools, winner of the Broad Prize for Public Charter Schools, eradicates achievement gaps and reaches 100 percent college...


Nov 09, 2012, 11:00 ET Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University Opens New Zaha Hadid-Designed Building

Museum to foster engagement with global issues, ideas through international contemporary art New commissions, special projects also featured as...


Oct 23, 2012, 12:00 ET Escuelas Públicas del Condado Miami-Dade Reciben Premio Broad del 2012

 El ganador del Premio Broad de Educación Urbana del 2012 son las Escuelas Públicas del Condado Miami-Dade, que ha sido finalista...


Oct 23, 2012, 12:00 ET Miami-Dade County Public Schools Awarded 2012 Broad Prize

Florida School District Wins $550,000 In College Scholarships For Students; Three Other Finalist Districts Each Win...


Jun 21, 2012, 12:00 ET Houston's YES Prep Public Schools Wins Inaugural $250,000 "Broad Prize for Public Charter Schools"

Demonstrated most outstanding academic performance among America's urban charter school systems The winner of the inaugural Broad Prize for...


Apr 05, 2012, 08:00 ET Education Nonprofit CFY Awarded Millions in Grants to Help Teachers, Parents and Students Use Digital Learning to Raise Achievement

Grants from the Broad, Kellogg and Gates foundations total more than $7 million National education nonprofit CFY (www.cfy.org) today...


Apr 04, 2012, 08:00 ET The Broad Foundation Announces 2012 Finalists for $1 Million Broad Prize; Four School Districts Honored for Strongest Urban Student Gains

 The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation announced today the finalists for the 2012 Broad Prize for Urban Education, $1 million awarded annually...


Feb 28, 2012, 08:00 ET Six Prominent National Leaders Join Jury that Selects Broad Prize Winner, Nation's Most Improved Urban School District

 Six prominent national leaders will join the jury that decides which large urban school district will win the annual Broad Prize for Urban...


Nov 01, 2011, 08:00 ET The Broad Foundation Announces New Annual "Broad Prize for Public Charter Schools" to Recognize Most Outstanding Academic Progress Among Charters

Starting in 2012, winner will receive $250,000 for college readiness efforts The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation announced today a new annual...


Sep 21, 2011, 14:15 ET Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools recibe el Premio Broad 2011; el Distrito de Carolina del Norte gana US$550,000 en becas; cada uno de los tres distritos finalistas gana US$150,000

El ganador del 2011 Broad Prize for Urban Education —el gran distrito escolar urbano que mostró mayores avances académicos de sus...