Education digest: Muleshoe school honored

Muleshoe school honored

DeShazo Elementary School in Muleshoe was named one of the 2009 Just For the Kids Higher Performing Schools in Texas for Mathematics, according to a news release.

The award was given by the National Center for Educational Achievement, the release said.

The school uses a math curriculum called Math that Works.

An award ceremony is scheduled for January in Austin, Texas.

The NCEA will release a full list of Just For the Kids Higher Performing Schools in Texas on its Web site, www.nc4ea.org, in January to coincide with the ceremony.