Creating Safe Spaces that Nurture Learning

By Mark Hyatt,
President & CEO

When it comes to flourishing in school nowadays, scientific evidence is mounting that confirms what many of us have suspected all along—that if we want children to truly learn, and to perform better in life as both students and citizens, then we have to educate them in an environment that they see as safe, caring and nurturing. In short, school social climate matters, so social and emotional learning (SEL), combined with character education just may be the magical combination that makes academic growth possible.

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Two College Students Named to National Nonprofit Board of Directors

John Wirges of Hampden-Sydney College, Janelle Rouse of Widener University to Add Youth Perspective
Washington, D.C: Two college student/leaders have been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Character Education Partnership (CEP), a national nonprofit based in Washington, DC. CEP works with schools across the nation to develop strategies that reinforce academic excellence and foster respect, responsibility, honesty, diligence, service and citizenship.

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