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Three HISD schools named finalists in urban education awards

2014 January 23
by HISD Communications

HISD’s own Park Place, Rodríguez, and Sánchez Elementary Schools have been named finalists for the 2014 Excellence in Urban Education Award by the National Center for Urban School Transformation.

Candidate schools are divided into four different categories, and to be considered, they must meet nine different criteria, including high attendance rates, low suspension rates, and excellence in STEM education.

Up to five winners in each category will be announced at the organization’s national symposium in late May, including one grand prize winner, which will take home a $5,000 cash prize. HISD’s three finalists are all in the elementary school category.

You can see the full list of finalists here.

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