Obama Administration Awards Green Ribbon To Stoddert Elementary

04/23/2012 01:46 pm ET
  • Patch

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan was in Glover Park Monday morning to congratulate Stoddert Elementary and 77 other schools from across the country for being the first-ever U.S. Department of Education (DOE) Green Ribbon Schools.

Stoddert was one of two D.C. schools to earn the honor; the other winner is private Sidwell Friends Middle School, where President Obama's daughters attend.

In total 78 schools were chosen from 29 states and D.C.

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