Congratulations to the following schools on being designated as Reward Schools. PS 9, PS 199, Anderson School, Special Music School and Center School.
These schools are among those in New York State that have made the most progress or have the highest performance with no significant gaps in student achievement.
Congratulations! U. S. Secretary of Education, Arne Duncan has recognized PS 199 Jessie Isador Straus School, in NYC District 3 as a National Blue Ribbon School for 2013.
The National Blue Ribbon Schools Program award recognizes public and private elementary, middle, and high schools where students either achieve very high learning standards or are making notable improvements toward those standards. Since 1982, the U. S. Department of Education has sought out and celebrated great American schools. The National Blue Ribbon School award affirms the hard work of students, educators, families, and communities in outstanding schools.
BIG APPLE AWARDS
Recognizing Teacher Excellence in New York City.
Marietta Geraldino, a 10th and 11th grade Math teacher at Frederick Douglas Academy II Secondary School.
Jhimy Rodriguez, PS 180 Hugh Newman
Justyna Hernandez, MS 247 Dual Language Middle School
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