Two SCSC Member Schools Named 2020 National Blue Ribbon Schools

James Northside Elementary School, St. James Public Schools and Jefferson Elementary School, Mankato Public School District were two of eight Minnesota schools named 2020 National Blue Ribbon Schools by the U. S. Department of Education. The coveted National Blue Ribbon Schools award affirms the hard work of educators, families and communities in creating safe and welcoming schools where students master challenging and engaging content. 
 
“Now more than ever it is imperative that we focus on maintaining high-quality teaching and learning environments for our students,” said Minnesota Education Commissioner Mary Cathryn Ricker. “I am incredibly proud to recognize of Minnesota’s eight Blue Ribbon school awardees, and the educators and school staff for all they do to make create environments where our students can thrive.”
 
Please view the press release issued by Wendy Hatch for details.