2012 Broad Prize
Oct. 23, 2012. The Museum of Modern Art, New York City.
The finalists for the 2012 Broad Prize are:
- Corona-Norco Unified School District, California
- Houston Independent School District, Texas
- Miami-Dade County Public Schools, Florida
- The School District of Palm Beach County, Florida
8:30 a.m. Eastern - “Mind the Gap” panel discussion
For decades, the chasm in academic achievement between minority students and their white counterparts has persisted in urban school districts around the country. The four 2012 Broad Prize finalist school districts have diligently and deliberately set out to close achievement gaps. Their approach has varied—from tackling the challenge as a cultural issue to addressing it as a purely performance-driven matter and from engaging the business community to tapping into the power of collaboration. Learn what strategies and styles these four districts have employed to steadily close gaps between students.
11 a.m. Eastern - Announcement of the 2012 Broad Prize winner by U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan
Admiral Michael G. Mullen, Retired Former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff