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Edinburg CISD Schools Celebrate National Blue Ribbon Honor

1 year 4 months 3 weeks ago Monday, October 01 2018 Oct 1, 2018 October 01, 2018 10:23 AM October 01, 2018 in Community

EDINBURG – U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced two Edinburg Consolidated Independent School District campuses have been named 2018 National Blue Ribbon Schools. Hargill Elementary School and Magee Elementary School are among only 349 schools nationwide receiving this honor.

For the third year in a row, two Edinburg CISD schools have earned the recognition from the National Blue Ribbon School Program. In 2017, Austin Elementary School and Jefferson Elementary School received the coveted awards. In 2016, Canterbury Elementary School and Trevino Elementary School received the coveted awards.

According to the U.S. Department of Education, now in its 36th year, the National Blue Ribbon Schools Program is now in its 36th year and recognizes on more than 8,800 schools. The Secretary and the Department of Education will celebrate with 300 public and 49 private school honorees at an awards ceremony in Washington, D.C.

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