High school senior Hind Zeitohn arrived in Modesto, California from Syria two years ago. She nominated her government teacher, Christina Welch, for the Life Changer Award, saying, “She’s been there for me even when I lost hope in life.”
Teachers, faculty and parents familiar with the Dismantling Racism curriculum at Bowman Elementary School are urging the Lexington, Massachusetts school committee to expand the program across the district.
Michael and Penny Michalak founded the Immaculata Classical Academy in 2010 intentionally to include students like their daughter, Elena, who has Down syndrome. The benefits of this model are widely shared by the whole school community.
School choice debates are often framed around competition; public district schools vie against public charter schools and private schools to enroll students. However, in Austin things look a little different. The public district celebrates the variety of schooling options available to parents, including Gus Garcia Young Men’s Leadership Academy.
Medical students are busy people. Wake Forest medical student Kwone Ingram uses some of his precious time to mentor minority boys in a local elementary school and to help place mentors where they are needed through a non-profit he founded.
Lancaster’s Como Park Elementary is the only school in Western New York, and one of only four in the state, to win recognition as a “National School of Character” from the nonprofit Character.org.
The answer to them will ultimately define and develop your positive culture in your school
Former Minnesota Supreme Court Justice (and NFL Hall of Famer) Alan Page’s keynote address Tomorrow’s Leaders—Why Character Matters invited students to reflect on the importance of character.
The Indianapolis Colts are sponsoring Indiana’s rollout of the InSideOut Initiative to transform the current “win-at-all-costs” sports culture in which value is defined by the scoreboard, into one that defines and promotes sports as a human growth experience.
Part one of a two-part series: Four Illinois educators weigh in on a new program that seeks to shape character from the inside out.
In this short clip, sociologist Charles Glenn talks with CultureFeed Editor Joanna Breault about the modeling of character by teachers and their openness to discuss difficult topics with students.
At their core, the Olympics are a testament to the competitive spirit. However, amidst all of the celebration surrounding individual and team triumphs currently underway in Pyeongchang, American luger Chris Mazdzer has revealed that generosity and friendship also have a role to play in the proceedings.