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.
The Olweus Bullying Prevention Program is showing positive results in numerous U.S. schools, saving thousands of students from bullying over two years, a new study shows.
Investors are urging Apple Inc. to study how smartphone use impacts mental health amid growing concerns about youth phone addiction and rising depression and suicide rates among teens.
Chicago Public Schools administrators are sending students a message: Performance and accountability mean nothing; it’s political perception that really matters.
Research into the practice of paying students to perform at school is showing mixed results, and highlighting problems with an approach that relies on rewards after more than a decade in practice.
A new survey of Modern Orthodox Jews in the United States is providing interesting insight into the types of schools their children attend. The research also highlights what Jewish parents think about the schools—institutions where the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture notes there’s been a resurgence of moral and character education in recent years.
Seventh-graders in Reedsburg, Wisconsin are learning what it’s like to leave technology behind to shift focus to nature, community, communication and socialization.
Educators and law enforcement are coming together in Carroll County, Maryland to tackle big issues in schools, from family traumas that spill into the classroom to gang activity, drug use, and sex abuse.
I am reminded daily of the power of our PEAK values – Perseverance, Excellence, Adventure, and Kindness – and the importance of supporting the character development of our students.
Students in Geneva, Ohio schools are showing off their commitment to kindness for all to see.
The West Virginia Center for Children’s Justice is promoting a new way of dealing with traumatized students that’s building on the relationship between law enforcement and schools.
This is a lightly edited transcript of an interview conducted on April 23, 2019, with sociologist Patricia Maloney.