Students at Design Tech High School moved into a brand-new, high-tech, 64,000-square-foot building on the campus of software giant Oracle this month—a school they helped design over the last three years.
San Jose High School students recently got a first-hand look at what it’s like to become an American citizen when their principal took the Oath of Allegiance during a ceremony held in the school’s gymnasium.
Our Success Academy schools rank in the top 1% of all New York State schools. But we believe our students’ academic accomplishments are nothing if they do not also possess strong moral character.
In Charlotte, NC, a reporter showed up to research an unsigned letter about a culture of fear at West Mecklenburg High School—and then failed to show up when invited to attend a senior award ceremony. One teacher is resisting that sensationalist bias.
JoLane Middle School student Marin Gray recently won $1,000 in the VFW Patriot’s Pen statewide essay contest, and the Oregon 13-year-old’s first instinct was to give something back to veterans.
Bay Minette, Alabama first-grader Braylon Henson wants to be a police officer when he grows up, thanks to school resource officer Ronald Saladin.
A series of reports by Education Week is highlighting how automation and a possible “robot apocalypse” could impact the way schools educate students for the future, and how the outcome of many of the moral dilemmas that await the next generation will depend on how well schools instill good character.
Ester Ledecka won gold in the Olympic women’s super-G, despite the fact that she primarily considers herself a snowboarder.
Schools across the country are realizing one of the main reasons students are absent from class is because of a lack of clean clothes, so administrators are teaming with Whirlpool and the education group Teach for America to do something about it.
T.C. Williams High School student Ana Humphrey wanted to make a difference, and now she’s heralded as a hero.
Character can be defined as “values made manifest” through human behavior. We hold in our hearts certain aspirations like kindness and reverence. But how do we bring these qualities to life through our actions?
The island nation of Barbados may soon officially adopt restorative practices as part of its national education model, according to a Canadian social justice group works to train educators on the softer approach to student discipline.