Should schools take a greater role in teaching values?

The education system currently discourages the teaching of values and morals, despite the fact that students are growing up as much at school as they are at home, write Katherine Casey and Francesca Kaplan Grossman, both of the Harvard Graduate School of Education. In this commentary, they recommend that educators evaluate their school climate, include "community capstones" in graduation requirements and integrate values education as part of the Common Core State Standards.

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