Don’t Grade Schools on Grit

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All parents want their children to succeed, and the best way to ensure that is by giving them an education. Often times, the most important things learned at school are not the subjects taught but rather the skills and guidance needed to develop one’s character. In fact, studies have shown that character strength is one of the largest factors in determining a child’s future success. Read this article to discover the ways schools are assessing and developing character, the strengths and weaknesses of such systems, and whether or not it’s fair to evaluate schools on the outcome of these procedures.

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