MPLS CITIZENSHIP PROGRAM REMEMBERED

by Joan Duea | Jul 15, 2014
CITIZENSHIP PROGRAM--FIRST AMENDMENT SCHOOLS

In 1993, the elementary faculty at Price Laboratory School (PLS) at the University of Northern Iowa expressed concerns about students not transferring the level of respect they demonstrated in the classrooms to the more unstructured areas such as recess, lunchtime, and before and after school.  They decided to move forward with a proactive response to these civility concerns.  This school-wide character education initiative was titled the MPLS Elementary Citizenship Program.  This program was rooted in a strong developmental and preventative philosophy.  Its main goal was to develop and maintain a cohesive community  of learners who valued and respected each other from the youngest child to the senior in high school.   Read more....

(1993-2007 Program Overview)


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