Recognizing Great American Schools since 1982
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
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
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
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.
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.

NBRS program director Aba Kumi

Find this year’s schools on our National Blue Ribbon Schools map to learn more about each of the National Blue Ribbon Schools.

Districts in California and Texas created videos about their 2014 National Blue Ribbon Schools.

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