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They are among about 16,000 selected nationally from about 1.4 million entrants.
The program helps students with special needs develop life and vocational skills, in addition to providing academic support.
State Education Department releases 2014 Common Core testing scores.
The celebration took place Thursday.
The findings are according to an annual list by U.S. News & World Report.
Plainview-Old Bethpage JFK High School takes second and third place.
The library offers new technology and traditional books.
Speakers at the forum said hope could be coming from Albany and urged parents to join forces and opt out of controversial testing.
Heavy snow storm closes schools for January 22.