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.
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos
Remarks to the 2017 National Blue Ribbon Schools Awards Luncheon
12:30 pm ET, Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017
Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert St., N.W., Washington, D.C.