A “success coach” is working with a Michigan elementary school’s staff, parents, and community to reduce student absenteeism.
Teachers and administrators at Nashville’s Rocketship United Academy want students to understand that the school’s core values are more than slogans on a poster, so they’re bringing them to life through daily rituals that “create a consistent, predictable, and positive school experience.”
Valor Collegiate Academies is crediting a sharp focus on social and emotional learning (SEL) for students’ astonishing academic success, which propelled its Tennessee schools to the top 1 percent of all middle schools in the state in its first year.
Fourth graders in New York’s Thornell Road Elementary School are making some new friends in their Pittsford community, and chronicling their stories in a book about service and sacrifice.
More than a dozen students who submitted artwork depicting their vision of kindness will be recognized during a special awards ceremony for the Kid’s Kindness Poster Competition next month, when their designs will become promotional posters for a broader yearlong 10,000 Acts of Kindness campaign.
Illinois first-grader Ayden Cazares knows what it feels like to have a broken heart.
Students at Kentucky’s Marshall County High School are sending a message: “We Choose Kindness.”
Bay Minette, Alabama first-grader Braylon Henson wants to be a police officer when he grows up, thanks to school resource officer Ronald Saladin.
Students in Kalamazoo, Michigan are fighting bullying, one batch of slime at a time.