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Two Parkway schools named ‘State Schools of Character’

2/15/2018 -- Two Parkway Schools – Central Middle and the Early Childhood program - have been named State Schools of Character by the Character Education Partnership for their dedicated focus on character development.


Schools of Character must demonstrate that their focus on character development has had a positive impact on academic achievement, student behavior and school climate. Recognition as a State School of Character is a step toward being honored as a National School of Character.


What is Character Education?

Comprehensive character education addresses many tough issues in education while developing a positive school climate. It can be effective in any school setting, as National Schools of Character demonstrate. Educators from this diverse array of schools have transformed their school cultures, reduced discipline referrals, increased academic achievement for all learners, developed global citizens, and improved job satisfaction and retention among teachers.