HISD Board of Education, HISD Superintendent, administrators, teachers and students to partake in the district’s celebration
What: Hundreds of school administrators, teachers and students will join the HISD
Board of Education and Superintendent Terry Grier as the district celebrates winning the Broad Prize for Urban Education. The prestigious award recognizes 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. The award also provides the HISD class of 2014 with $550,000 in college scholarships. HISD won the first Broad Prize awarded in 2002 and was also a finalist in 2012.
The celebration at the district’s headquarters will feature school marching bands, cheerleaders, community members and HISD’s #GreatAllOver school bus, among other festivities.
For more information about The Broad Prize, including video and photos, please visit www.houstonisd.org/broadprize.
Who: HISD Board of Education trustees, HISD Superintendent Terry Grier, administrators, teachers, students and community members
When: Monday, Sept. 30 at 4 p.m.
Where: Hattie Mae White Educational Support Center, 4400 W. 18th Street