Blue Ribbon Schools 2019: Nine NJ public schools earn national recognition

Jai-Leen James | September 27, 2019 | Asbury Park Press |

 

WASHINGTON – Nine New Jersey schools made the U.S. Department of Education’s list of  Blue Ribbon Schools.

The program recognizes schools based on their overall academic excellence or their progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups.

“We recognize and honor your important work in preparing students for successful careers and meaningful lives,” said U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos in a video message to the honorees. “As a National Blue Ribbon School, your school demonstrates what is possible when committed educators hold all students and staff to high standards and create vibrant, innovative cultures of teaching and learning.”

 

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