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Viewpoint: How Character Education Creates Academic Success

At Carmen Northwest High School (CNHS), a majority of students are from low-income homes in Milwaukee’s central city, where access to a challenging college preparatory education has been limited. When our public charter school opened its doors in fall 2013, we set out to demonstrate that any child from any neighborhood in Milwaukee could succeed in a college preparatory environment, exhibit excellent character, and go on to achieve college and career success.
Viewpoint: How Character Education Creates Academic Success