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nbrs 2014 talks logo NBRS schools leverage the annual award in many ways—from raising student pride and expectations and engaging families more intensely to attracting business and community financial support and volunteers Read More

PROGRESS, a U.S. Department of Education blog dedicated to innovative ideas, promising practices and lessons learned in K-12 reforms, is featuring a number of 2014 National Blue Ribbon Schools Read More

Asked to draw on their experience in overcoming challenges, participants at the 2014 annual ceremony of National Blue Ribbon Schools generously offered their thoughts on a range of challenges Read More

When winter finally releases its icy grip, New Englanders turn to thoughts of maple sugaring. In this self-produced video, students at Wamaogo High School (2014 National Blue Ribbon School) show how it’s down.

East ES Principal Dr. Eric Brown, school faculty, and parents reflect on how East Elementary School (Mt. Vernon, OH), founded in 1911, has continued its tradition of excellence to earn the 2014 National Blue Ribbon Schools Award.

Brainerd Video What was involved in propelling all six elementary schools in Brainerd Public Public Schools to National Blue Ribbon School status in 2014? In this video, teachers at the six schools describe how they changed their professional cultures and teaching practices. Read More

nbrs 2014 talks logo Asked to draw on their experience in overcoming challenges, participants at the 2014 annual ceremony of National Blue Ribbon Schools generously offered their thoughts on a range of challenges. Download the first in a series, which looks at meeting the challenge of students living in poverty.

student discussion at Tibby Elementary School Tiara Taylor and Andrew Rojo, students at Tibby Elementary School (Compton, CA) deliver powerful poems about the impact of a great education and the meaning of becoming “blue.”

2014 Schools The 340 schools comprising the 2014 National Blue Ribbon Schools cohort—290 public and 50 non-public schools—represent 292 exemplary high performing schools and 48 exemplary achievement gap-closing schools. Read More

#nbrs2014–One for the Records! Like all National Blue Ribbon Schools cohorts, the 2014 cohort represents outstanding schools. This cohort, however, also boasts three “one-of-a-kind” achievements. Gretchen Whitney High School, Cerritos, CA is a 5-time winner of the National Blue Ribbon Schools award. Gretchen Whitney was previously named a National Blue Ribbon School in 1986, 1990, 1997, and 2008. The Read More

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