Teachers organization wants state’s school safety focus on restorative justice, not increased security
Kevin Hickerson, president of the Fairfax, Virginia teachers union, is urging state lawmakers to focus on restorative justice, rather than additional security measures, to keep students safe in schools.
“We shape culture,” states CultureFeed, the Foundation’s new website, “and culture shapes us.”
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.”
South Shore Elementary School Principal Nicole Young wanted to set the tone for the new school year, so she crafted a schoolwide project to spread love and hope throughout the community.
Philadelphia’s Character Lab is helping the city’s educators get the conversation on character started with students.
A dozen students from Jacksonville, North Carolina’s Montessori Children’s School recently trekked to New York City to present their research on the world’s problems and negotiate solutions with students representing different countries, an experience that offered lessons in both civics and character.
The Hutto Independent School District wants students to know they’re safe and valued while at school, and local leaders are findings some creative ways to get the message across.
In many schools, a “trauma-informed” approach to student discipline is leading to fewer suspensions and expulsions
Sammi Tucker is teaching students in Sherrill, New York about persistence and focus, mindfulness and inner peace.
Students at a Jewish school in Detroit spent Martin Luther King Jr. Day honoring the late civil rights leader’s legacy of activism, through both programs at the school and a coalition of teens who headed to Los Angeles to plant urban gardens and converse about race.
Alex Rigsby, gold-medalist on the U.S. Women’s Olympic Hockey team, returned from the Olympic Games in PyeongChang, South Korea to a drastically different environment.
While many victims of bullies feel helpless to change their situation, others are using their experiences to find creative ways to crack down on the problem.