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Rockford school honored as National Blue Ribbon School

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ROCKFORD (WREX) — Only 21 schools in the state of Illinois are recognized as National Blue Ribbon Schools. One of them is Thurgood Marshall in Rockford.

The recognition is based on a school’s overall academic performance or progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups.

Thurgood Marshall was nominated as an exemplary high performing school.

The 2020 National Blue Ribbon Schools Awards Ceremony will be held virtually Nov. 12 and 13.

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