Four Topeka Public Schools were honored today for their focus on social, emotional and character development programs for students. Highland Park Central, Meadows and McEachron Elementary Schools and Robinson Middle School, were recognized at the Kansas Schools of Character recognition ceremony at the Brown v. Board National Historic Site.
Representatives from the schools accepted a Spotlight Award for improving academic achievement, student behavior and school climate as a result of focusing on character development. School districts from across the state were recognized. Character Education Partnership and the Kansas State Department of Education sponsor the program.