Students attending the Cincinnati Arts and Technology Studios are getting a second chance at graduating high school, along with lessons about character many are carrying with them to college.
In an age of acceleration, in which the human experience is faster and more disrupted than ever, ethics becomes even more important than it was in quieter times.
Easthampton High School students won a statewide “We the People” competition at the Edward M. Kennedy Institute in Boston, and are now headed to a national competition. The students believe the deep dive into constitutional government has made them better citizens.
Businesses, civic organizations, churches, and others sponsors are funding a literature program for students in Marksville, Louisiana that’s focused on courtesy, citizenship, and character.
A staffer from the local alderman’s office called Ryan Maxwell, a teacher at an EL (formerly Expeditionary Learning) School, to ask: “Can you please instruct your class to stop calling us?” The school’s approach to forming citizens was working a little bit too well.
At a time when so many are worried about the growing schisms in our country, Pennsylvania lawmakers are advancing legislation to better help students understand the practices and institutions that bind them together.
A new requirement at a Midwestern college teaches freshmen patriotism and skills valued by the military.
Andre Perry, education researcher and founder of Davenport University’s College of Urban Education, believes “democracy is in deep trouble” and educators are the key to saving it.
Fifth-graders at Alabama’s Thompson Intermediate School are becoming Super Citizens by emulating local heroes who are making a difference in their community.