The Case for Character Education : The Role of the School in Teaching Values and Virtue

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This book is about how society continues to reel from generations of children seemingly raised without proper instruction in values, ethics and morals. Since schools will be asked to serve that function, this book tells why school involvement is a must.

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Dr. B. David Brooks, former president of The Jefferson Center for Character Education in Pasadena, California, has written or supervised the writing of character education curriculum being used in over 60,000 classrooms nationwide and in Canada, Columbia and Japan. Dr. Brooks has taught at the elementary, middle-school, continuation and high school levels and was principal of a large urban high school in southern California. He is the author or co-author of two books: The Case for Character Education and The Self-Esteem Repair and Maintenance Manual as well as scores of professional articles.

Dr. Brooks has been a member of task forces and commissions at the local, state and national levels. He is frequently employed to train law enforcement officers at the University of Southern California and is a consultant to various city and national agencies regarding character education, gangs, violence, and vandalism. Dr. Brooks has appeared on Good Morning, America, 20/20, ABCs American Agenda and numerous other radio and television programs.

Dr. Brooks is a founding member of the board of directors of The Character Education Partnership based in Washington, D.C.

Frank Goble is chairman of the Jefferson Center, a published author and former executive vice president and president of D. B. Milliken Company.

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"An outstanding book which should be required reading for everyone concerned about young people and their future success." -- Sanford N. McDonnell, Retired CEO of McDonnell Douglas Corporation, Chairman of the Board of the Character Education Partnership

"The Case for Character Education is irrefutable. A much-needed work." -- Zig Ziglar, The Zig Ziglar Corporation

"The Case for Character Education is outstanding and should be required reading for everyone..." -- Terrel H. Bell, Former U.S. Secretary of Education

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