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Jun 22, 2015, 12:30 ET Noble Network Named Top Public Charter School System in America as Winner of 2015 Broad Prize for Public Charter Schools, Receives $250,000 Award

Noble Network of Charter Schools, which operates 17 schools in Chicago, was named the best-performing large public charter school system in America...


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 Public...


Jul 01, 2014, 03:00 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 for...


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 Foundation ...


Apr 09, 2014, 08:00 ET Gwinnett County and Orange County School Districts Named Finalists for $1 Million 2014 Broad Prize

Gwinnett County Public Schools in Georgia and Orange County Public Schools in Florida are the finalists for the $1 million 2014 Broad Prize for Urban ...


Mar 13, 2014, 08:00 ET Report Reveals How Broad Prize-Winning Charter Network Uncommon Schools Helps All High School Graduates Reach College

The practices used by the 2013 Broad Prize for Public Charter Schools winner Uncommon Schools—where more than 90 percent of students graduate from...


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 reviews...


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 en el país que...


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 win the ...


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 for...


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 on...


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 Public...


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 trabajan para...


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

The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation has awarded nearly $20 million over the last year to nonprofit organizations nationwide that are working to...


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

The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation has awarded nearly $20 million over the last year to nonprofit organizations nationwide that are working to...


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

A report detailing the practices behind the 2012 Broad Prize for Public Charter Schools winner's success in eliminating achievement gaps and reaching ...


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

The Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University, a new Zaha Hadid-designed contemporary art museum, will open on Saturday, Nov. 10,...


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

The winner of the 2012 Broad Prize for Urban Education is five-time finalist Miami-Dade County Public Schools, The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation...


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 cinco veces, anunció ...


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

The winner of the inaugural Broad Prize for Public Charter Schools is YES Prep Public Schools, a charter management organization in Houston, The Eli...


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

National education nonprofit CFY (www.cfy.org) today announced an initiative to help K-12 students, teachers and parents locate and access...


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 to the...