$1 million Broad Prize goes to Georgia district

Georgia's Gwinnett County Public Schools was named the winner of the 2010 Broad Prize for Urban Education and will receive $1 million in college-scholarship money for the class of 2011. The prize is awarded each year by the Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation to a district that improves student academic performance while narrowing income- and ethnicity-based achievement gaps. Four other districts were finalists and will each receive $250,000 in scholarship money.

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