Woodland Named National Blue Ribbon School

WOODLAND ELEMENTARY IS NAMED ONE OF THE BEST IN THE NATION

U.S. Secretary of Education, John B. King, Jr., announced today that Woodland Elementary has been named a 2016 National Blue Ribbon School. Woodland Elementary is one among 279 public and 50 private schools receiving this honor. 

Schools are nominated for the award by the state department of education, and then complete a comprehensive application about school practices. Schools may apply for status as Exemplary High Performing—among the top schools in a state—or Exemplary Achievement Gap Closing—schools making the fastest progress in the their state in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups.  

Principal Jennifer Clemens and Multi-Age Teacher Dani Felber will represent Woodland Elementary at a two-day awards ceremony in Washington, D.C., to celebrate their hard-won achievements.

For more information about Woodland Elementary, please contact the school office at 715-537-5621. For more information about the National Blue Ribbon Schools program, please visit http://nationalblueribbonschools.ed.gov/

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