NJ Department of Education Best Practices in Character Education:  High School (9-12)

Are you looking for successful practices that address the educational needs of students and help them  achieve New Jersey's Core Curriculum Content  Standards? You’re in the right place! Below are  examples of school programs that have received New Jersey Department of Education Best Practices awards in the Character Education / Citizenship category. Each example includes a detailed description of the practice, alignment with the Core Standards, program assessments, and ideas for replication and inclusion of special needs students.
Practice Grades School Year NJ Core Curriculum Content Standards
All-Star Trading Cards Program 9-12 Wildwood High School 2002-03 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 3.3, 3.4, 6.4, 9.1 and 9.2
Civics and Government Institute 9-12 Montclair High School 2002-03 3.2, 3.3 3.4, 6.2, 6.4,.6.5, 6.6, 9.1 and 9.2
Dramatic Bees 9-12 Bayonne High School 2002-03 1.1, 1.4, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 3.1, 3.2, 3.4, 3.5, and 9.2
Operation Bulldog: Engaging Students in Civic Responsibility Through Service-Learning 9-12 Colonia High School 2002-03 Conversion to most recent Curriculum Standards coming soon.
Scholars for Service: Combining Enrichment with Character Education 9-12 Cranford High School 2002-03 Conversion to most recent Curriculum Standards coming soon.