Randy Ark, an advocate for military veterans in Springfield, Ohio, is commending local welding students for supporting the men and women in uniform who fought for their freedoms.
Mentor Public Schools in Ohio are using a unique approach to bullying and mentorship as part of a nationwide program in partnership with the nonprofit Stick Together, and companies Duct Tape and Avon.
Seven student athletes from Alabama’s Opelika High School won recognition from the Alabama High School Athletic Association in July, a testament to the school’s sharp focus on developing character.
Manhattan-Ogden Public Schools technology director Mike Ribble wants students to “become their best selves online” through an intentional focus on digital citizenship in schools that teaches them “to be appropriate and use technology responsibly.”
Almost five years after Scarlett Lewis’ 6-year-old son was gunned down at Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012, the Connecticut mother is launching an emotional learning program she believes will stop similar tragedies before they happen.
Students in Vermont are signing up for a summer of civics – a new program designed to educate students about their shared civic heritage while connecting them with local government and historic sites.
A growing body of research shows that teaching children true gratitude can have beneficial health effects, while also leading to stronger relationships with others.
We can open up the possibility to connect with families in real, lasting ways
‘Do as I say as not as I do’ is the familiar adage of weary parents, teachers and leaders. The problem is that the growing body of research into teaching, learning and moral formation shows us that telling people what to do is the least effective way for them to learn.
When Springfield High School student Joshua Fox was selected to pay tribute to a soldier who died in the historic World War II D-Day invasion of Normandy, France, he didn’t have to search far to find a local hero.
In this short clip, sociologist Kathryn Wiens talks with veteran educator Angus McBeath about the tension many independent school students feel between academic achievement and personal honor. She also explains how some prep schools are forging a new paradigm.
Students at St. Paul Catholic School are working to cure cancer while also building character through the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Pennies for Patients program.