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Neuqua Valley earns U.S. Department of Education accolade

"National Blue Ribbon Schools are active demonstrations of preparing every child for a bright future," U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos said to the honorees in a video message released Thursday.

"You are visionaries, innovators and leaders. You have much to teach us: some of you personalize student learning, others engage parents and communities in the work and life of your local schools, and still others develop strong and forward-thinking leaders from among your teaching staff," DeVos said.

To be considered for the honor, a school must rank among the top in the state for assessments and graduation rates. Subgroups in the school must rank high as well.

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Neuqua Valley earns U.S. Department of Education accolade

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