Eli Broad

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2012

    YES Prep Wins A $250,000 Broad Prize

    Houston's YES Prep has picked up the Broad Foundation's first top prize for charter school management organizations, winning a cool $250,000 for the charter chain.   The inaugural award was announced at the National Alliance of Public Charter Schools Conference in Minneapolis this morning. The awar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2012

    Broad Prize: HISD a Finalist Again, Goes for a Second Win

    Houston ISD got some great news today -- it's been nominated once again as a finalist for the Broad Prize for Urban Education thanks to an increased African-American graduation rate, more African Americans and Hispanics taking Advanced Placement tests and a greater percentage than any other urban di ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2008

    Aldine ISD Is The Susan Lucci Of The Broad Prize, Again

    Remember, Aldine -- it's an honor just to be nominated. It's an honor just to be nominated. It's an honor just to be nominated. That's what school district officials will have to keep repeating to themselves as once again they have been denied the $1 million Broad Prize in Urban Education. For the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2008

    HISD's Terry Abbott: The Top Five Moments

    The Houston Chronicle's education blog mentioned that the HISD board bid a fond farewell yesterday to longtime spokesman Terry Abbott, who is leaving at the end of the month to become a consultant. "[A]s board member Natasha Kamrani put it: 'Terry Abbott is a junk-yard dog. He will stand in front o ... More >>

  • News

    March 15, 2007

    School Discipline, Lisa Nowak, Terry Abbott, GHCVB Gay Ads

    Some people still favor Texas's zero-tolerance rules

  • News

    July 20, 2000

    Sporting News

    Astros losing more than just games