Hugh Goodwin recognized for improvement by U.S. Dept. of Education


Hugh Goodwin has been recognized by the United States Department of Education as a National Blue Ribbon School for “exemplary achievement hole closing.”

“This yr’s cohort of honorees demonstrates what is feasible when dedicated educators and college leaders create vibrant, welcoming, and affirming faculty cultures the place wealthy educating and studying can flourish,” stated U.S. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona when he introduced the awardees on Tuesday.

U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona speaks as Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker seems to be on Tuesday afternoon, Sept. 21, 2021, in Cicero, Ill. Cardona introduced the National Blue Ribbon Schools of 2021 throughout an occasion in Illinois as half of his “Return to School Road Trip.” (Ashlee Rezin/Chicago Sun-Times through AP)

Hugh Goodwin is one of solely 4 colleges in Arkansas to be named a National Blue Ribbon School this yr, based on a press launch; the opposite three have been Carolyn Lewis Elementary within the Conway Public School District, Park Magnet School within the Hot Springs School District and Portland Elementary School within the Hamburg School District.

Schools recognized for exemplary achievement hole closing “are amongst their state’s highest performing colleges in closing achievement gaps between a college’s scholar teams and all college students.”