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Does your state have legislation mandating or supporting character education? Are there any schools in your state which are exemplary in the area of character education? Select a state in the map below.

Use the map to learn about:

  • State-level character education legislation
  • Exemplary schools designated as National Schools and Districts of Character *
  • Timely and unique Promising Practices *
  • And other valuable information related to character education

Interested in becoming an National School of Character? Learn more here.

Interested in applying for a Promising Practice? Learn more here.

Interested in partnering as a state coordinator? Learn more here.

Related maps:

National School Climate Center –This map show state legislation related to school climate and bullying prevention.

Student Press Law Center–This map shows states that have laws protecting student expression.

If you have updates or corrections you’d like to see added, please contact advancement@character.org and we’d love to enhance our data.

*The data reflected in the map above displays all historic recipients for Promising Practices and all current National Schools of Character (NSOC). Each NSOC recipient is entitled to claim its distinction for a 5-year period; Promising Practices recipients are entitled to claim their distinction for a 3-year period. For a complete and up-to-date list of current winners, please visit the NSOC and Promising Practices pages.