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.