Friday, July 24, 2009

Police-schools partnership aims to develop student leaders

SMITHFIELD — At first glance, the Smithfield Leadership Academy looks much like dozens of camps in cities all across the state.

Schools in a Rhode Island district are partnering with the local police department to help students develop leadership skills and build relationships with police officers. "The goal is to have them be more engaged in school, increase their academic performance and have them show an increase in their school and community activities," said an administrator. The Providence Journal (R.I.)

2 comments:

jessica said...

"The goal is to have them be more engaged in school, increase their academic performance and have them show an increase in their school and community activities.

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Character Education said...

Well i think its a very nice activity to increase their academic abilities. They need to practice it on consistent basis.

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