Character Education

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    Madison Park is a National School of Character!

    According to the organization, Character.org, "in schools of character, adults embrace their critical role as models. Teachers work together as professionals—and with parents and community members as partners—to positively shape the social, emotional, and character development of the young people entrusted to them each day. Students in these schools feel safe, respected, and connected to those around them, allowing them to thrive academically and socially and be motivated to give back to their communities."




    The simple facts about Schools of Character...

    Bullying is rare
    Cheating and discipline problems decline
    Test scores, grades, and homework completion go up
    Attendance and graduation rates are high
    Dropout rates are low
    Achievement gaps are narrowed
    Teacher retention and satisfaction are high
    Parent satisfaction and engagement rates are high
    Student engagement and involvement is high