The Broad Prize for Urban Education is taking a break.
The $1 million prize—which since 2002 has been awarded to public school systems that have demonstrated the greatest overall performance and improvement in student achievement while narrowing achievement gaps among low-income students and students of color—is on pause.
The $1 million in prize winnings have been awarded each year to graduating high school students in the finalist and winning districts. While we’re on pause, we are continuing to distribute college scholarships to these students. To date, more than 1,200 students have received $16 million in college scholarships.