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Broad Prize Winner to be Announced Sept. 25

Watch announcement live on district’s website and on HISD-TV

HISD has been nominated for the most prestigious award in urban public-school education – theBroad Prize for Urban Education. The winner will be announced by U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on Sept. 25 at the Library of Congress in Washington DC. HISD Superintendent Terry Grier along with several staff members and board of education trustees will be in DC for the announcement which will be carried live on the HISD website and on HISD-TV (Comcast channel 18 and AT&T U-verse channel 99) starting at 10 a.m. District employees are also invited to attend a “watch party” at the Hattie Mae White Administration building. Read more…