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Three Northeast Ohio schools are among 342 nationwide to be named 2017 National Blue Ribbon Schools – honored for high academic achievement or success in closing achievement gaps.

The Blue Ribbon honors, announced today by the U.S. Department of Education, is one of the biggest honors a public or private school can receive in the U.S.

In Akron, students at Nolley Elementary erupted when they found out the news that they are a 2017 National Blue Ribbon School on Thursday afternoon:

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