Shorecrest Preparatory School Blog

Character Education at School

Posted by Tom Dillow on Sep 7, 2016 7:00:00 AM

This past summer I read a thought-provoking article by Paul Barnwell in The Atlantic titled, “Students’ Broken Moral Compasses: The pressures of national academic standards have pushed character education out of the classroom.”  While Barnwell’s primary targets are public schools, where standardized testing and the Common Core have created less room for educating the whole child, there are still important takeaways for independent schools like Shorecrest. 

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Topics: Core Values, Student and Faculty Perspectives