Historic Win for HISD Students
  • Congratulations on winning the #broadprize! Proud to be a graduate of #SamHoustonHighSchool by @joanngama
  • Congratulations to 2013 #BroadPrize winner @HoustonISD! by @BeverlyDenver
  • Congratulations to our friends at @houstonisd for winning the 2013 #BroadPrize!
  • Congratulations @HoustonISD! We won! Proud to be part of such an amazing school district! by @DeadyHornets
  • Congratulations to @HoustonISD for being awarded the 2013 Broad Prize for Urban Education! by @DDance_BCPS
  • The winner is @HoustonISD! What a great win for our students! HISD IS #greatallover !!! #broadprize by @DurhamES
  • Congrats to @HoustonISD on winning the #broadprize! Houston is definitely an exciting place to be an educator! by @YESPrep

HISD Named America’s Top Urban School District

The Houston Independent School District was awarded the most coveted award in public education on Wednesday because of consistently strong student academic achievement over a four-year period. The Broad Prize for Urban Education comes with $550,000 in college scholarships for graduating seniors.

HISD is now the nation’s first two-time winner of the prestigious award, which recognizes each year the public school system that has demonstrated the greatest overall performance and improvement in student achievement while reducing achievement gaps among poor and minority students. HISD won the first Broad Prize awarded in 2002. Read more

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