What's Happening in Character?

Dr. Patricia Zissios

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Creating Opportunities for Moral Action

Posted by Dr. Patricia Zissios on Thu, Jul 5, 2018 @ 09:07 AM

Lyles-Crouch Traditional Academy, a K-5 public elementary school in historic Old Town Alexandria, Virginia today serves a diverse population with students coming from all socio-economic levels and countries of origin. Built in 1958 for African American students during the time of segregation, the building underwent a transformation in 2000 to attract other community members to the school. With the “traditional academy model” came a focus on strong academic achievement and the use of character education to set the moral compass for the students.

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