Almost five years after Scarlett Lewis’ 6-year-old son was gunned down at Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012, the Connecticut mother is launching an emotional learning program she believes will stop similar tragedies before they happen.
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos recently recognized a New Jersey Catholic school as a National Blue Ribbon School, an honor credited in large part to an intentional focus on developing good character in students.
Maryland’s Francis Scott Key High School is connecting students with local veterans and other role models in the community as part of a concerted effort to build good character, an ingredient parents cited as a critical component of quality education during interviews with the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture.
Carroll County Public Schools’ Winfield Elementary School launched an anti-bullying campaign that’s designed to instill kindness and compassion among young students, skills lost with the erosion of character education in American schools.
Business and marketing teacher Bridget Hubbard is leading a new effort at Wisconsin’s Onalaska High School that she’s hoping will change the dynamic for students, both before and after they graduate. The effort restores the primary purpose of character education to schooling and could lead students to lives of greater...
How much screen time in a school is too much? Or is that the wrong question to ask? Two friends of CultureFeed debate the issue at EdNext. Tom Vander Ark believes the real question is not whether students are spending too much time in front of screens, but whether “students...
There’s a global phenomenon in education that’s especially obvious in Middle Eastern countries—girls are outperforming boys in school and pursuing educational opportunities their male classmates are not.