A Few Clouds
48°FA Few CloudsFull Forecast

Gov. Quinn recognizes Blue Ribbon schools including Sandburg

Published: Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013 12:41 p.m. CDT

ELMHURST – Governor Pat Quinn congratulated all 21 nationally recognized 2013 Blue Ribbon Schools in Illinois on Friday including Elmhurst's Sandburg Middle School.

The United States Department of Education selects public and private elementary, middle and high schools every year where students perform at very high levels or where significant improvements are being made in academic achievement.

Last month, United States Department of Education Secretary Arne Duncan announced the 286 award-winning schools will be honored at a recognition ceremony Nov. 18 to 19 in Washington, D.C.

Get breaking and town-specific news sent to your phone. Sign up for text alerts from the Suburban Life Media.

Reader Poll

At what outdoor temperature do you turn on your air conditioning?
70 degrees
75 to 85 degrees
90 or above
Never or I don't have air conditioning