$500,000 from Broad Foundation to Boston Public Schools

The Broad Foundation announced that Boston Public Schools is the winner of the 2006 Broad Prize for Urban Education. The prize is an annual award that honors large urban school districts that demonstrate the greatest overall performance and improvement in student achievement while reducing achievement gaps for poor and minority students. The money goes directly to graduating high school seniors for college scholarships. Boston Public Schools will receive $500,000 in college scholarships.

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