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Sandburg Elementary Makes Illinois Honor Roll

5/7/2014, 1:52 p.m.

Congratulations to staff and students at Carl Sandburg Elementary for being named to the 2013 Illinois Honor Roll. Carl Sandburg School earned an Academic Improvement Award for demonstrating substantial gains for academic achievement. The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) recognized 177 schools throughout the state for their continued academic progress or excellence.

“These Honor Roll schools once again show us that rigorous standards, great teachers and persistence are key to improved student performance,” said State Board of Education Chairman Gery J. Chico. “We raised our expectations in 2013, but these 177 schools accepted the challenge.”