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Russia awards ORT school

An ORT school in St. Petersburg was among the winners of this
year’s Russian presidential award for innovation and excellence in
education. The award to the ORT de Gunzburg School carries a cash prize of 1 million rubles, or $38,000.
The award was
influenced by the success of ORT students in national and
international competitions, World ORT in London said in a news release.

Founded 12 years ago, the ORT de Gunzburg School serves 420 students
aged 6 to 17. The curriculum combines Russian national educational
requirements with technological
education and Jewish subjects.

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