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Grit, self-control, zest, social intelligence, optimism, and curiosity . . . What do these traits have in common? They are all components of “character strength,” which is gaining traction as a predictor of success in school—and in life.
School discipline expert George Bear, Ph.D., explains how discipline policies often allow little room for discretion.
Each May, the United States observes Mental Health Awareness Month. The increased media attention on mental health awareness during May makes it a great time for schools and communities to organize activities aimed at increasing awareness, reducing stigma, and promoting prevention of issues related to mental health.