Interviews with school leaders and scholars—plus other resources—to provide insight on how culture shapes the character and commitments of students
Sue-Ann Rosch, founder of the Community School for Social Justice in the South Bronx, explained how a Restorative Justice Model for student discipline helps her students resist their often violent reality to focus on academics—a story she calls “a work in progress.”
New York Times columnist David Brooks spoke at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture’s Education Leaders Roundtable in March about why words matter in character education, while also acknowledging that “there’s shortcomings to words, even in the teaching business.”
David Brooks, columnist for The New York Times, talked about how technology and social media contribute to a “crisis of attention” in March during a School Leaders Roundtable hosted by the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture at the University of Virginia.
David Brooks, columnist for The New York Times, discussed life in the context of a high school cafeteria at a School Leaders Roundtable at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture in March 2017.
New York Times columnist David Brooks discussed the “pressure points of character” during a School Leaders Roundtable at the Institute of Advanced Studies in Culture in March.
New York Times columnist David Brooks explains why the individualistic, “Victorian version” of character—with reason restraining passions—is “clearly … bogus.”