Good Citizens Understand Community, Engage Actively
Except for small groups of hermits, found here and there throughout human history, most human persons have lived in community since the earliest times. Perhaps it was first necessary for survival, but throughout the ages humans have formed communities and lived social lives for comfort and fulfillment.
Scholars on Schools: Interview with Richard Fournier on Rural Public High Schools
In this short clip, education researcher Richard Fournier talks to CultureFeed Editor Joanna Breault about the ethos of “school as family” found in many rural public schools—a culture that can result in both positive and negative effects.
N.J. kids helping again with Christmas food drive
For well over 20 years to collect food for struggling local families during the Christmas season.
Clemson student cites divine calling in gift and mentoring program
Clemson University sophomore Price Crenshaw is on a mission that she says was inspired by her faith—a mission to serve.
ND community rallies around student diagnosed with cancer
North Dakota’s Dickenson High School volleyball team has a message for senior setter Lauren Jorda: “Her battle is our battle” and “God is within her, she will not fail.”
IL school staff focus on healing student traumas to reduce suspensions, expulsions
Teachers, administrators and other school staff in Illinois’ Dolton-Riverdale School District 148 recently spent a week training for a different approach to school discipline aimed at reducing suspension and expulsions.
Las Vegas students focus on kindness, respect on anniversary of deadly shooting
On the one-year anniversary of a deadly shooting in Las Vegas, students in the Clark County School District are spending the week focused on kindness and respect.
CO schools refocus on drug use, bullying after ‘school snapshot’ survey
A recent “School Snapshot” survey showed students in Colorado’s Summit School District struggle with bullying and substance abuse at a higher rate than the state average, and administrators aren’t taking the news lightly.
Growing percentage of superintendents concerned about preparing students to be good citizens
A 2018 survey of K-12 superintendents found that the percentage of district leaders concerned about students graduating unprepared to participate for civic life increased drastically over the last year.