Florida Gov. Rick Scott recently put an end to a two-decade-old Learning for Life character education program by cutting an annual $2.5 million appropriation for the program from the state budget.
North Carolina mother Liz Liles is making it her life’s mission to help young girls in her community.
A California high school is honoring alumni who are making a positive impact in their communities by inducting them into a Hall of Fame as role models students can look up to.
Waffle House waitress Evoni Williams said she was just doing her job, but local leaders contend her act of kindness for an elderly patron displayed the type of character that deserves recognition.
David Brooks, columnist for The New York Times, talked about how technology and social media contribute to a “crisis of attention” in March during a School Leaders Roundtable hosted by the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture at the University of Virginia.
Students in Delano, NJ, have partnered with the Knights of Columbus for well over 20 years to collect food for struggling local families during the Christmas season.
When leaders of Alabama’s Russell County/ Phenix City NAACP received a tip about a video of local students chanting racist lyrics, including the phrase “to hell with the NAACP,” it didn’t go over very well.
A dispute at a drinking fountain at North Augusta High School in 2014 resulted in a weeks-long sentence to an alternative school for 15-year-old Logan Rewis, a decision that changed the course of his academic career and contributed to his decision to drop out of school entirely.
Chicago Public Schools Chief Safety and Security Officer Jadine Chou is steering the district toward a different style of student discipline—one built on a dynamic of positive adult interventions.
A creative way of engaging students in more in-depth conversations about the virtues of good character.
In the Diocese of Phoenix, Catholic school students learn service by sustained practice. At St. Mary’s High School volunteer service is not a requirement—because service is already a natural part of their lives.
Hot Springs Intermediate School social studies teacher Pamela Wallace takes her Declaration of Learning seriously.