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Six City Schools Receive Blue Ribbon Award

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Six area schools were given the 2013 Blue Ribbon Award, which recognizes student excellence and academic achievement from the U.S. Department of Education.

The winners are Jessie Isador Straus in Manhattan, Katherine R. Snyder School in Brooklyn,, P.S. 247 in Brooklyn, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis in Queens, The North Hills School in Queens and The Alley Pond School in Queens.

Chancellor Dennis Walcott issued a statement, saying, "I congratulate the principals, students, teachers, and parents at these six schools for receiving this honor; it is a testament to all of their hard work and dedication to student achievement."

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