Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson Releases Statement In Response to Two Texas High Schools Ranked in the Top 10 of the U.S. News & World Report 2017 Best High School Rankings
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson released the following statement in response to the release of the U.S. News & World Report’s 2017 Ranking of Best High Schools in the country, which had two Dallas-area schools, The School for the Talented and Gifted (TAG) ranked the fourth best high school nationwide and the School of Science and Engineering ranked the ninth best nationwide:
Not only were both high schools ranked in the top 10 for Best High Schools in the nation, both schools were ranked in the top 5 for Best High Schools in Texas. The School for the Talented and Gifted and the School of Science and Engineering are ranked first and third in Texas, respectively.
“It is with great pleasure that I recognize the significant achievements of The School for the Talented and Gifted and the School of Science and Engineering for being recognized as the best in in our nation by the prestigious U.S. News & World Report,” said Congresswoman Johnson. “Because of the impressive emphasis the School for the Talented and Gifted places on a well-rounded education, it is no surprise they are recognized for this honor. And the students at the School of Science and Engineering are more than prepared for college from the training received and are our next young leaders driving innovation. I know I speak for all of Dallas when I say we are proud of the faculty and staff for their commitment to a quality education that can serve as a model for schools across the nation.”
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