Interviews with school leaders and scholars—plus other resources—to provide insight on how culture shapes the character and commitments of students
Noted Wisconsin educator shapes the lives of thousands of students
Bill Hughes, of Seton Catholic Schools, goes above and beyond to instill character.
“Kind Cougars” practice compassion
“Kind Cougars” are highlighting important character virtues in their “virtue of the month” videos.
Dr. James Bushman, University High School: The core of school culture
What makes this place so special? And how do we sustain and transmit that school culture?
‘Kind Cougars’ urge classmates to persevere
Irving Middle School’s “Kind Cougars” are highlighting important character virtues in a series of “virtue of the month” videos to encourage classmates to be kind and thoughtful toward one another.
High school students lead anti-bullying program in Ohio
Mentor Public Schools in Ohio are using a unique approach to bullying and mentorship as part of a nationwide program in partnership with the nonprofit Stick Together, and companies Duct Tape and Avon.
South Bronx students take responsibility for peer mediation
Community School for Social Justice founder Sue-Ann Rosch discussed how administrators at the South Bronx school help students take responsibility for their actions with peer mediation during an Education Leaders Roundtable at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture this spring.