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Blue Ridge Elementary, Meadows of Dan Elementary and Woolwine Elementary schools were among the 202 schools and 15 school divisions that met all the state and federal benchmarks and made progress toward the goals of the Governor and the Board of Education, the release stated.

Superintendent of Public Instruction James F. Lane said “The criteria for these awards provide short-term and long-term goals for principals, superintendents and communities as they develop the improvement plans all schools must have under the Board of Education’s new accreditation standards.”

“Congratulations to the students in these divisions and schools and to the dedicated educators who made these successes possible,” he added.

“I think this award is a testament to our instructional program, our students, teachers, staff and parents, and the importance they put on education in Patrick County,” Patrick County Schools Superintendent Bill Sroufe said. “Congratulations to these three schools, and to all of our schools, for the work they have done and will continue to do.”

One school in Henry County – Rich Acres Elementary – also earned the award,…

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