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Photo of Cathi Rust Missouri liaison Catherine Rust reflects on her long history with the program and its impact on the Missouri Gold Star Schools.   Catherine Rust Interview Transcript   For more information on becoming a National Blue Ribbon School, please visit the FAQ page, which details the nomination process and criteria for both public and non-public schools. Contact Read More

Students at South Ripley Junior High School Students at South Ripley Junior High School (Lawrenceburg, IN) found themselves racing downhill in a day of snow tubing, courtesy of a local business celebrating the school’s National Blue Ribbon Schools award. Read the local news story, and scroll to the bottom of the page for a 4-minute radio interview with S. Ripley Principal Destiny Rutzel Read More

logo of USED Homeroom blog The Homeroom blog of the US Department of Education reports on a meeting learning convened last month by the White House Domestic Policy Council and the USED’s Office of Innovation and Improvement to explore the impact of personalized learning and chart its future path. A key takeaway: “Since implementing personalized learning, districts and schools have seen Read More

Worthington Christian ES “Breaking News” 3:04 Students at Worthington Christian Elementary School (Columbus, OH) produced a news segment on their school’s recognition as a National Blue Ribbon School. “Dedication and Hard Work” 2:46 Principal Angela Clenendon of Coeburn Middle School (Coeburn, VA) attributes her school’s NBRS recognition to concerted efforts by teachers, staff, students, and parents. “That’s Us!” Read More

nbrs logo since 1982 To customize this release, insert your school’s name in the < > brackets and add other material (quotations from the principal or superintendent, photographs, etc.) if you wish.         FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: <CONTACT> Date: September 28, 2017 CITY SCHOOL IS NAMED ONE OF THE BEST IN THE NATION U.S. Secretary of Read More

photo of principal nauman The National Association of Elementary School Principals has named 2013 National Blue Ribbon School Principal and Terrell Bell Awardee to its Slate of National Distinguished Principals. Nauman is the Principal of Richard A. Shields Elementary School in Lewes, Delaware. Congratulations, Principal Nauman!

fab lab engineering Retired engineer Dale Johnson realized his mission to introduce students to engineering in his town of Mahtomedi, Minnesota, when local interest, energy, and funding culminated in the first Fab Lab (3-D Fabrication Laboratory) to be built in a US public school. In this latest National Blue Ribbon school site visit video, Mahtomedi High School Principal Read More

logo from edutopia Edutopia highlights National Blue Ribbon School Hampton High School in suburban Pittsburgh. Read More

Middle College HS at San Joaquin Delta College National Blue Ribbon Schools offer extraordinary opportunities to students willing to willing to take them advantage of them. D’Angelo Martinez, a junior at Middle College High School at San Joaquin Delta College (Stockton CA) is such as student. Although he has another year of high school, Martinez has already earned three Associates degrees–in arts and Read More

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