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Update: Brooklyn Tech, Other Local Schools Vie For $10K

Retail giant Target holding online contest for books and other supplies.

Update: Brooklyn Tech, Other Local Schools Vie For $10K

Update, Aug. 16, 11:57 a.m.: We've grabbed the latest vote totals and added P.S. 9—thanks !—to our list for Target's $10,000 gift card giveaway for local schools.

Our updates are in bold. Keep those votes coming, folks.

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Want to give a Fort Greene-Clinton Hill educational institution a much-needed back-to-school present?

Target is holding a contest via Facebook between schools vying for up to $10,000 in gift cards for books and other essential supplies.

That list of institutions includes , which is currently running 7th overall in the U.S. in terms of votes to garner the top $10,000 prize.

Here are the links (and vote totals, as of noon Wednesday) for several local schools:

Brooklyn Technical High School (1,383) (1,466)

P.S. 20 Clinton Hill (27)

Community Roots Charter School (21) (27)

Bishop Loughlin Memorial High School (14)

Benjamin Banneker Academy (4) (7)

Brooklyn Free School (0)

P.S. 9 (13)

Voting ends on Sept. 8. Facebook users can vote for their school(s) once every five days.

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