POSTED: 9:16 a.m. HST, Sep 7, 2012
LAST UPDATED: 9:18 a.m. HST, Sep 7, 2012
Three Hawaii schools have been named 2012 National Blue Ribbon winners.
Enchanted Lake, Hokulani and Heeia elementary schools are among 269 schools nationally to receive the award this year.
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The National Blue Ribbon program recognizes schools where students perform at very high levels or where significant improvements are being made in student achievement.
The schools will be honored at a ceremony in November in Washington, D.C.
“Our nation has no greater responsibility than helping all children realize their full potential,” Secretary of Education Arne Duncan said in a news release. “Schools honored with the National Blue Ribbon Schools award are committed to accelerating student achievement and preparing students for success in college and careers.”