By Richard Bammer
Buckingham Charter Magnet High is among six Solano County secondary schools to make finalist status this year in the state’s Gold Ribbon Schools Award program, it has been announced.
The Department of Education reported that 1,008 California secondary schools, including 13 in Solano County, were eligible to apply for the program that recognizes middle schools and high schools for having exemplary programs and practices. (Elementary and secondary schools are recognized in alternating years.)
To qualify for the program’s final phase, schools must meet a variety of eligibility criteria, including state and federal accountability measures.