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October 14, 2011
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Lots of Talk About Dual Credit 

Dr. Adrienne O'Neill attended three meetings this week regarding dual credit in Stark County - 1) Dual credit related to the Ohio Board of Regents Grant was discussed on Monday in Columbus; 2) The progress of Early College High School and Early College Academy was discussed by the Canton City Schools and Stark State College on Wednesday; 3) A meeting on the Memoranda of Understanding with all colleges and universities providing dual credit in Stark County was discussed at the Stark County Educational Service Center.

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Another "Blue Ribbon" for a Stark County SchoolElmentary School Girl in Front of Bus


To be named a Blue Ribbon School is to
join an elite group. Of more than 138,000 in the United States, just over 6,000 of America's schools have received this honor over the past 28 years. - U.S. Department of Education

 

Lake Elementary has become the latest Stark County school to earn the prestigious designation of National Blue Ribbon School [1]. One of only 305 schools in the nation and 18 in Ohio to receive this designation in 2011, Lake Elementary School will be honored at an awards ceremony in Washington this November.

 

The U.S. Department of Education created the Blue Ribbon Schools Program in 1982 to honor and bring attention to the nation's highest performing schools.

 

Other Stark County schools to receive the "Blue Ribbon" designation have been Gibbs Elementary School (1986), Saint Barbara School (1986), Canton Country Day School (1992), Saint Paul (2001), Genoa Elementary School (2005), Jackson High School (2009), Lake Cable Elementary School (2009), and Whittier Elementary School (2010).

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