As reported by the Baltimore Sun, six Maryland public schools have earned a prestigious 2013 National Blue Ribbon designation, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced Tuesday. According to the Sun, schools earn a Blue Ribbon by either being among the highest performers on state assessments, or improving achievement levels of its most disadvantaged students.
The schools include:
- Chadwick Elementary School and Charlesmont Elementary School, both of Baltimore County;
- Folly Quarter Middle School, of Howard County;
- Boonsboro High School of Washington County;
- Century High School of Carroll County; and
- Robert Frost Middle School of Montgomery County.
For more information, see the full story from the Baltimore Sun.