In The News

2-23-17  Greenwood Elementary School wins Wisconsin School of Character Award
1-31-17  Edgewood Elementary School wins Wisconsin School of Character Award
10-3-16  Why Character Counts
9-29-16  Focus on Character Development in our Community
6-21-16 How Wisconsin students are the best example
5-25-16 Pleasant Prairie Students Celebrate National Honor
5-20-16 You are a model for good or ill…
4-12-16 From Wisconsin schools to Harvard University
9-29-15 A Volkswagen education: Everything begins and ends at the top
6-20-15 Recipe for educational success: Value grit along with grades
11-29-14 Test scores count, but character building, rides alongside
11-1-14 Wisconsin Schools Receive National Honors in DC
10-27-14 Here’s proof that Wisconsin respects its teachers
10-3-14 Woodlands wins national award for character-based education
9-20-14 6 Characteristics of 5 Successful Milwaukee Schools
9-5-14 New York Times Article on Education
8-27-14 Ferguson Aftermath: The answer isn’t guns, tanks or the National Guard
6-6-14 Milwaukee College Prep has ‘buy-in’ from entire staffMilwaukee Journal Sentinel
6-4-14 A school tackles cyberbullyingNew York Times (Video)
5-23-14 Waterloo High School receives Promising Practice AwardThe Courier
5-17-14 Charter schools and public schools can be good partnersMilwaukee Journal Sentinel
5-17-14 Charter school exemplifies challenges of school turnaroundsMilwaukee Journal Sentinel
5-14-14 Richard R. Pieper, Sr. A Man of Great Character Alverno College Magazine
5-8-14 Students grow through focus on character at Capitol West AcademyMilwaukee Journal Sentinel
5-5-14 For Immediate Release: UW-Milwaukee School of Education
5-3-14 Character a worthy focus for schoolsMilwaukee Journal Sentinel
4-15-14 Creating CommunityAlverno College Magazine
6-11-13 Press Release: The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of Education (UWM/SOE) and Wisconsin Character Education Partnership (WCEP) announce an affiliation which will enable them to become leaders in social/emotional learning.
7-12-12 Literacy Program Uses the ArtsMilwaukee Journal Sentinel
7-5-12 Taste of College Encourages Students to Continue ClassesPBS.ORG/NewsHour
7-4-12 In South Texas, Luring Dropouts Back By Sending Them To CollegePBS.ORG/NewsHour
2-4-12 Successful Schools Get High Marks for Culture by Alan BorsukMilwaukee Journal Sentinel
10-8-11 Building character traits benefits students and staff by Alan BorsukMilwaukee Journal Sentinel
10-8-11 Poverty’s wide reach and what we can do about itMilwaukee Journal Sentinel Opinion ColumnDick Pieper’s Comment
10-2-11 WI Assn. of School District Administrators (WASDA News) – Character Education Article
9-18-11 What if the secret to life’s success is failure – Article by Paul Tough – www.nytimes.com (search on their web site)
9-17-11 Dick Pieper’s Opinion: Character development: Why the virtues matter Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
9-2-11 Jan Detrie’s Opinion
9-2-11 Robert Decker’s Obituary – A Man of Character
8-28-11 Marcia Henry’s Opinion
8-28-11 Pam Woodard’s Opinion
8-25-11 Joe Mazzola’s Opinion
8-22-11 Mary Diez’s Opinion
8-20-11 Building Character Editorial Response – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
8-13-11 Building Character is a Worthy Subject in Schools by Alan Borsuk – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
6-30-11 Smells Like School Spirit by David BrooksNew York Times
6-17-11 The 12 Qualities That Great Teachers Share by Valerie StraussThe Washington Post
Jan/Feb 2011 The World is My School by Maria H. AndersenThe Futurist Magazine
Jan/Feb 2011 Pleasure, Beauty, Wonder: Educating for the Knowledge Age by John M. EgerThe Futurist Magazine
8-12-10 WCEP Radio Broadcast – WUWM Lake Effect