The Positive Action® program has earned a place on many prestigious national lists for effective Character Education, Academic Achievement, and Behavior/Prevention programs and is recognized by the following organizations:
U.S. Department of Education, Catalog of School Reform Models, (1999-2002)
Comprehensive School Reform Demonstration Modelsfor improving academic achievement.
Channing Bete Company, Communities That Care Prevention Strategies: A Research Guide to What Works, (2004)
Resource that identifies tested effective policies, programs, and actions that address risk and protective factors, in the Individual, School, Family and Community domains, identified through research.
National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC), (2004)
Promising Practice and is funded by the Department of Justice, online collection.
American Institute of Research (AIR), (1999)
Effective Program for improving academic achievement and comprehensive school reform.
Education Commission of the States for Comprehensive School Reform (ECS), (1999)
Brigham Young University Women’s Research Institute, "Preventing violence and teaching peace: A review of promising and effective antiviolence, conflict-resolution, and peace programs for elementary school children." Applied & Preventive Psychology, Vol. 10 (2001)
Effective Antiviolence Program.
Nassau Community College, "Hate Crime Resource Guide"
PA is an anti-bias resource for schools and youth.
Northeastern Illinois University (NIU), K–12 Real Life Issues Curriculum Infusion