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The NBRS Application—A Time for Pride and Reflection

Nominees for the 2018 National Blue Ribbon Schools are being contacted around the country and invited to apply for the prestigious recognition. Many school leaders have found the application process an opportunity to think deeply about, and articulate, how their students and teachers are achieving excellence. Below are sample responses by principals to a survey question about the value of the process.

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Terrel H. Bell Awards

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Click here to view the 2017 video presentations, recipients and award photos.

Ceremony Coverage

Ceremony

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Ceremony Keynote Speech
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Click here for the video of Sydney Chaffee’s presentation.