New Tech Network today named New Tech High @ Arsenal New Tech in Indianapolis as the first recipient of the Chad P. Wick Distinguished School Award for Social Justice for its efforts to close the achievement gap for underserved students and prepare them for college and next-generation careers.
Arsenal New Tech received the award today during a luncheon attended by more than 900 educators, and staff from New Tech Network and its parent organization, KnowledgeWorks. The award includes sponsorship for the school’s annual fees in the New Tech Network (a $20,000 value).
The award is an annual distinction that will be designated to all schools who demonstrate fidelity and success. New Tech Network also recognized the following schools at the luncheon for showing strong success in the category of social justice in underserved, urban areas: Manor New Technology High School in Manor, Texas; Sacramento New Technology High School and Los Angeles School of Global Studies.