“Kind Cougars” are highlighting important character virtues in their “virtue of the month” videos.
Philadelphia’s Character Lab is helping the city’s educators get the conversation on character started with students.
A Milwaukee public Montessori school’s multi-age classrooms—and one-building K3-12 approach—is creating a unique learning community that allows older students to mentor their younger classmates.
“I was something of a scam who was forced to become authentic to keep food on the table.”
Fruita Monument High School coaches want their players to think about the kind of people they want to be, and to apply weekly “man builder” lessons both on and off the field.
Efforts in a South Carolina school to broach sexual assault and other sensitive subjects with students is meeting resistance from some parents who believe the discussions are better left at home.
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.
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.
United States Medal of Honor recipients created a Medal of Honor Character Development Program for teachers to use in schools. Now, these Medal of Honor recipients are honoring a high school teacher, Ray Brassard, with the first Medal of Honor Excellence in Character Education award.
Mitchell Elementary School Principal Stephanie Andrewlevich is betting on her students, and if she wins, she could be out $3,300.
At Flagstaff, Arizona’s poorest elementary school, students are learning to focus their attention, correct mistakes, anticipate consequences, and decide the best course of action.
In Bermuda, five prisoners defied expectations by repairing and restoring bicycles as gifts for children.