Economy

Skyland Elementary wins National Blue Ribbon School Award

Skyland Elementary wins National Blue Ribbon School Award”

Three Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Washington were recognized by the U.S. Department of Education on September 28 as National Blue Ribbon Schools in recognition of their academic achievement as being among America's most successful schools.

It is the first Blue Ribbon designation in the 17-year history of Dove Science Academy in Oklahoma City, a public charter school that serves 500 students in grades six through twelve. Schools are selected for the prestigious award for overall academic excellence or their progress in closing the achievement gap.

McCall was named the top performing K-8 in Philadelphia by the school district past year. "This honor reflects the hard work, rigorous standards, and strong commitment of the educators, students and parents at these schools and in these communities".

More than 8,500 schools in the American states and territories, Department of Defense Education Activity and Bureau of Indian Education have received the honor in the past 35 years.

Mayor Kenney, Superintendent William R. Hite Jr., School Reform Commission Chair Joyce Wilkerson and others surprised teachers and students at the school on South 7th Street Thursday with a celebration.

"It is just an official endorsement of our efforts to promote college-bound education in our schools and promote college readiness at all levels", Alpaslan said.

"This is great for the community", McKenna said.

"I am very fortunate to be able to lead a school of teachers that are incredibly talented and highly motivated", McCoy told The Oklahoman.

"National Blue Ribbon Schools are active demonstrations of preparing every child for a bright future", Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said in a statement.

Alabama had no schools among the 30 nationwide that were recognized for closing achievement gaps this year.

The Blue Ribbon Schools program honors schools that are either high-performing or have closed achievement gaps, especially among minority or disadvantaged students.

Five Alabama schools are among the winners of the 2017 National Blue Ribbon for their exemplary performance on state assessments.

You might also be interested in.
.



Like this

Latest


28 September 2017
Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (CTSH) Holdings Cut by ETRADE Capital Management LLC
On a one to five ratings scale where 1.0 indicates a Strong Buy, 2.0 indicates a Buy, 3.0 a Hold, 4.0 a Sell and 5.0 a Stong Sell. Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (NASDAQ:CTSH) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February 8th.

28 September 2017
BlackBerry shares surge as profit rises on software strength
The Canadian company, once known for its dominance of the smartphone market, also boasted of what is now record software and services revenue of $185-million.

28 September 2017
New McLaren BP23 hyper-GT - more details revealed
This is the first vehicle of the British manufacturer with the Central location of the driver's seat after the legendary F1. Like the P1, the BP23 will be powered by a hybrid powertrain to extract more power from its twin-turbocharged V8 engine.

28 September 2017
BHU appoints first woman chief proctor
The violence was triggered as the police chose to lathicharge on the students peacefully protesting outside the university campus. BHU Vice-Chancellor Girish Chandra Tripathi said an inquiry committee headed by retired Allahabad High Court judge Justice V.K.

28 September 2017
Carmelo Anthony thought Rockets, Cavs deals were set
Fearful that he'd have to report to Knicks Media Day on Monday, Anthony said he made a decision to open his options to OKC. Anthony described Adams as a character from the popular TV series Game of Thrones at a press conference earlier today.

28 September 2017
Bollywood's most eligible bachelor Salman Khan to become a father soon!
But in a recent statement given by the actor, he has revealed something about becoming a father that will excite all his fans. Salman Khan's next film, " Tiger Zinda Hai " will be releasing on 22 December later this year which also stars Katrina Kaif .

28 September 2017
Equifax will let customers control their credit data for free
On behalf of Equifax, I want to express my honest and total apology to every consumer affected by our recent data breach. Get started with his step-by-step Credit Freeze Guide .

28 September 2017
Julia Louis-Dreyfus says she's battling breast cancer
Immediately after Louis-Dreyfus, 56, posted the note to Twitter , fans began responding with words of encouragement and support. Her illness is not related to the decision to make the upcoming seventh season of Veep its last, which was made weeks earlier.

28 September 2017
Lata Mangeshkar receives much love from Bollywood on her birthday
She is considered to be master of singing and is a living ideal for every singer in the Indian film industry. Vishal Dadlani: Happy Birthday Lata Mangeshkar ji! "To many more years of happiness, health and music".

28 September 2017
SteelSeries launches new Apex 150 splash proof gaming keyboard
There are not dedicated gaming or macro keys, though each key is independently programmable through SteelSeries' Engine utility. Users can even use the LED as a notification for the integrated apps such as Discord, CS:GO, DOTA2, audio visualizer and more.