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Survey of Orthodox Jews: Sense of community getting stronger in Jewish schools

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.

“Robot apocalypse” could affect character education

A series of reports by Education Week is highlighting how automation and a possible “robot apocalypse” could impact the way schools educate students for the future, and how the outcome of many of the moral dilemmas that await the next generation will depend on how well schools instill good character.

Social-emotional learning and achievement at Valor

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.

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