Lancaster’s Como Park Elementary is the only school in Western New York, and one of only four in the state, to win recognition as a “National School of Character” from the nonprofit Character.org.
An education that assumes the reality of philosophy and forming character—just as much as it believes in the reality of chemistry, geometry, and economics—can work for our generation and within public education
Pennsylvania state Rep. Frank Burns thinks parents should be held responsible for how their children behave in school, and he’s introducing legislation to impose a framework of increasing penalties for parents of students who bully their classmates.
In a racially diverse Boston-area charter school, multi-grade small-group teams have courageous conversations about race and anything else the students find troubling.
They say that doing what you like is freedom while liking what you do is happiness. An adage that tells my story since joining Bridge.
A new requirement at a Midwestern college teaches freshmen patriotism and skills valued by the military.
A recent report by the Australian Council for Educational Research highlights what many educators have observed themselves: certain students lack a sense of belonging, and it impact their success in school.
Ambitious students at a Connecticut high school sacrifice sleep, TV, and time with friends to keep a straight-A average
Angus McBeath, veteran superintendent on “Character formation as key to school and district academic results”
Character formation involves behaviors that students use both in the school and outside the school. In this way, students embody the highest goal of education: to become responsible people who are accountable to themselves and to others for their actions and behaviors.
Georgia landlord Margaret Stagmeier has found an “education model with a housing solution,” suggesting that community is essential to the success of students.
New Providence Character Award presented: “Our character education is based on integrity, fairness, respect and responsibility.”
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.