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Three RI Schools Receive National Blue Ribbon Awards Sept 2017

30 Sep 2017 6:26 PM | Tom DiPaola (Administrator)

Three RI Schools Receive National Blue Ribbon Awards Sept 2017

he U.S. Department of Education today announced three Rhode Island schools as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2017, based on their overall academic excellence or their progress in closing achievement gaps.

The schools receiving this honor are Classical High School in Providence, Community Elementary Schoolin Cumberland, and Fishing Cove Elementary School in North Kingstown.

“Providing challenging, high-quality, and engaging learning experiences is what our public schools are called upon to do, and our Blue Ribbon Schools set the bar high,” said Governor Gina M. Raimondo. “Our success as a state, economically and otherwise, relies on education, and our Blue Ribbon Schools serve as a model for how we can improve outcomes for all schools and all students. Congratulations to these school communities on this exciting achievement.”

“Being recognized as a Blue Ribbon School is a tremendous accomplishment. It takes strong leadership, dedicated educators, hard-working students, and a school culture that inspires excellence,” said Barbara S. Cottam, Chair of the Board of Education. “Thank you to Classical, Community, and Fishing Cove Schools for your commitment to great teaching and learning.”


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