“Students said the anti-bullying program at the school … has already made a difference in the school’s climate.”
“Four teachers from John F. Kennedy Elementary School recently took a course in how to stop it and came up with their own program to improve their school.”
When David Hall was a junior at Council Rock High School, his human-sexuality teacher said something the student hadn’t heard before. It’s OK to be gay.
Author and diversity trainer Dr. David Hall will be in Philadelphia next week to give employees and employers in the area tools to make their workplaces more LGBT-friendly.
Read Eisner’s book to learn more about efforts to increase interest in citizenship and democracy among children. She spends a few pages examining David’s work at North Penn High School.
At North Penn High School in the Philadelphia suburbs, civics teacher David Hall oversees a semester-long project that introduces students to political action. Rather than focusing solely on volunteer work, students pick a problem in their community, come up with proposals for change, and then present their ideas to a visiting panel of community leaders.