NCSRC Case Study: The Importance of Character and Keeping a Good Thing Going
September 22, 2016
The National Charter School Resource Center (NCSRC) recently had the privilege of visiting Cornerstone Prep. We invite you to view Part 3 and Part 4 of this four-part documentary below, focusing on the importance of character-building in our schools and "keeping a good thing going" in our model. These videos present the points of view from school leaders, teachers, students, and parents.
The following is an excerpt from the NCSRC article:
In addition to improving academic outcomes, Cornerstone Prep focuses on developing student character and leadership traits. Cornerstone Prep views character and academics as being a positive feedback loop. See how the school prioritizes character development and why the school’s staff thinks highlighting character is a critical piece of their turnaround model:
Cornerstone Prep understands the importance of sustaining their school and staff; the school has implemented processes to support teachers in a way that manages the potential for turnover and burnout. See how school leaders have rolled out a number of effective practices to sustain and enlarge the positive gains Cornerstone Prep has made: