The Broad Foundation http://wunc.org en CMS Wins Broad Prize http://wunc.org/post/cms-wins-broad-prize <p>A North Carolina school district has been recognized as the top urban school district in the country. Charlotte-Mecklenburg won the award, given by a prominent and controversial foundation.</p><p>The Broad Foundation is one of the largest dedicated to public school reform. It runs an academy to train non-educators to become superintendents and places a high priority on market-based competition and test-based accountability.</p><p>Peter Gorman was the superintendent in Charlotte and is a Broad Academy graduate, as is Wake County Superintendent Tony Tata.</p> Wed, 21 Sep 2011 10:00:00 +0000 Dave DeWitt 7432 at http://wunc.org