CHEYENNE, Wyo.— Elementary schools in Albin, La Grange and Rock Springs have been chosen for national recognition.
The U.S. Education Department has tabbed Albin Elementary School, La Grange Elementary School and Walnut Elementary School in Rock Springs as 2010 Blue Ribbon Schools.
The award distinguishes and honors schools for helping students achieve at very high levels and for closing the achievement gap.
Wyoming was one of 46 states to have a public school chosen as a Blue Ribbon School. There were a total of 304 Blue Ribbon Schools chosen nationally.