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Tunstall High Named National Blue Ribbon School

U.S. Secretary of Education, John B. King, Jr., announced today that Tunstall High School has been named a 2016 National Blue Ribbon School. Tunstall High School is one among 279 public and 50 private schools receiving this honor.

Schools are nominated for the award by the state department of education, and then complete a comprehensive application about school practices. Schools may apply for status as Exemplary High Performing—among the top schools in a state—or Exemplary Achievement Gap Closing—schools making the fastest progress in the their state in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups.

Tunstall High School staff, along with Central Office administrative staff, will represent Tunstall High School at a two-day awards ceremony in Washington, D.C., to celebrate their hard-won achievements.

For more information about Tunstall High School, please contact Mr. Brian Boles, Principal, at 434 724-7111. For more information about the National Blue Ribbon Schools program, please visit http://www2.ed.gov/programs/nclbbrs/awards.html


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