New York City schools win $500,000 Broad Prize

New York City public schools won one of the country's most prestigious education awards Tuesday, a prize honoring large urban districts that greatly improve student performance while reducing achievement gaps. Four other finalists -- Bridgeport, Conn.; Long Beach, Calif.; Miami-Dade; and San Antonio -- each earn $125,000 for student college scholarships while the winning New York district receives $500,000.

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