Respect + Empathy
The barrage of racist messages at California’s Albany High School – scrawled in hallways and on text books, along with attacks on social media – convinced her the only way to change the situation was through a cultural shift, led by students.
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.
A California high school is honoring alumni who are making a positive impact in their communities by inducting them into a Hall of Fame as role models students can look up to.
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.
Dinuba High School student Audrey Menard is will-known for her outstanding character, and she isn’t shy about explaining what drives her to stay kind and positive through life’s challenges.
Students at a private Philadelphia school are taking part in an annual wrestling camp that’s designed to help them perfect their character as much as their wrestling techniques.
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.
Educator and author Mary Gordon believes babies are the “Roots of Empathy,” and her nonprofit by that name is reducing bad behaviors in classrooms across the globe, with help from those who can’t help themselves.
Journey Smith’s Grade 12 project at British Columbia’s Whistler Waldorf School is making a big impact, both on those involved in “Hope The Documentary,” and the 18-year-old herself.