What's Happening in Character?

Character Education Data and the New Character Map

Posted by Sora Wondra on Fri, Jul 26, 2013 @ 12:07 PM

By Sora Wondra, Advancement Officer

CEP often receives inquiries from researchers asking about state-level character education legislation or from teachers and parents who are interested in finding a local National School of Character. In order to share this valuable information with a larger audience, Character.org has developed a new at-a-glance tool—the Character Map.

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Topics: character education, Character Education News, National School of Character, NSOC, patriotism

How Can Schools and Districts of Character Create Safe and Civil Schools?

Posted by Sora Wondra on Tue, May 21, 2013 @ 10:05 AM

Can character education be implemented in a huge, diverse school district where students speak over 100 languages? Fort Bend says “yes!” and is advocating for comprehensive character education because they are so happy with the results.

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Topics: character education, NSOC

National School of Character Case Study- Plattin Primary in Missouri

Posted by Jesse Marble on Fri, Nov 2, 2012 @ 16:11 PM

When Sara leaves her house each day, she know she has loving teachers waiting. Every day that 8-year-old Sara goes to school, educators at Plattin Primary in Festus, Missouri make sure she encounters a culture of character. Plattin students start each day off with a curbside greeting from their principle and PE teacher. Once inside the building, students continue to be welcomed by loving staff as well their teachers who meet each student at the entrance to their classrooms.

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Topics: character, character education, CEP2012, NSOC