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Schools of Distinction

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PASCO, Wash - Students, Educators and parents gathered today at ESD 123 in Pasco to receive an award honoring schools whose students have made tremendous achievement gains during the past several years in reading and mathematics.

State Superintendent Terry Bergeson announced the winners of her second annual award live today via satellite. 

Students from Jefferson Elementary made a special trip to be there.

The award is given to the top five percent of schools in each level.

Patterson Elementary, Jefferson Elementary and Dayton High School all received awards today.