U. S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to Address 2017 National Blue Ribbon Schools Awards Ceremony

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U. S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to Address 2017 National Blue Ribbon Schools Awards Ceremony

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos will address representatives of the 2017 National Blue Ribbon Schools on Tuesday, Nov. 7 at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C. The 342 public and private schools will be recognized for their overall academic excellence or their progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups.

The award, which affirms the hard work of students, educators, families and communities in creating safe and welcoming schools where students master challenging content, is a widely recognized symbol of exemplary teaching and learning.

In its 35-year history, more than 8,500 schools across the country have been presented with this coveted award.

Who :

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos

What :

Remarks to the 2017 National Blue Ribbon Schools Awards Luncheon

When :

12:30 pm ET, Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017

Where :

Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert St., N.W., Washington, D.C.