by Marvin Berkowitz, of the University of Missouri’s Center for Character & Citizenship I was recently asked how to convince people that character education actually works. The cynicism, skepticism, and conservativism out there often astounds me. Amy Johnston, the award-winning principal of 2008 National School of Character Francis Howell Middle School (St. Charles, MO), expresses the same … Continue reading “You Got A Case”
Being a relatively new CEP staff member (I started in Sept.), I’m still learning a lot about character education. I know the basics now – start small, get leadership on board, engage your out-of-school community – but I am still amazed when I hear the National School of Character (NSOC) stories. True learning happens in these … Continue reading “Character Education: Not a Quick Fix, but Well Worth the Effort”
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