Success stories.

Day by day, Positive Action is helping students, teachers, families and communities to achieve their educational goals, through different lessons and materials. Read their success stories below.

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Discover how a Boys & Girls Club in Pennsylvania is using Positive Action to improve the Club's climate.

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Learn how a Boys and Girls Club is using Positive Action to create a healthy environment for their club members.

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Pineview Elementary School is located in Tallahassee, a city in Northern Florida. It’s at the center of an area with a large number of non-English-speaking children.

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I was introduced to the Positive Action program one cold winter morning when I was tired, homesick, and filled with foreboding.

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When we were told to do Positive Action three years ago, I was skeptical. I thought that it was another thing that we had to do. We were told to do Positive Action lessons first thing in the morning and daily.

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One student’s life is remarkably changed after being introduced to Positive Action in the 4th Grade. Below is the speech he gave June 15, 2011 at his 6th Grade graduation ceremony.

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Noonan Elementary in Alice, Texas, has been using the Positive Action program for the past 16 years, and has become the type of school you'd want your youngest scholars to attend.

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The Jackson Area Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependency (JACOA), in collaboration with Madison County Juvenile Court Services, is proudly utilizing the Positive Action curriculum with youth participants enrolled in the Child and Family Intervention Services Program (CFIS) and Juvenile Court Monitoring Program (JCMP).

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Kim Loop, is the In–Home Care Supervisor for the Lake County Trial Court in Baldwin, Michigan where she also coordinates the Positive Action program in local schools. Kim recently shared some of the remarkable experiences she has had with Positive Action so far this year. Here are a few of her stories.

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The stakes couldn’t be higher for Compton Unified School District in Compton, California. It balances on the razor edge between community dysfunction and social progress. At times, the teachers’ work can be discouraging, but the payoffs are immense when they see progress in the things that matter most: academics and behavior.

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When Dr. Michael Perry walked into Critzer Elementary in Pulaski, Virginia, on his first day as principal, he found one child up a tree cursing at his grandmother and an office full of kids who were already in trouble. This was all before the first bell.

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Frazer is a small town on the Fort Peck Indian Reservation, which sits in the northeastern corner of Montana. It is home to the Assiniboine and Sioux tribes. About 100 students are enrolled in the elementary and secondary schools combined. Residents there are as self-reliant as they come: they are 30 miles from the nearest grocery store and hospital.

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In 2002, Uintah received the Partnerships in Character Education Program Grant and implemented the Positive Action curriculum in schools throughout the district.

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Ronda Walters recently produced a musical program for elementary school children using music from the Positive Action program.

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In fourth grade, a wise man told me “Be a leader, not a follower.” Before then, I wasn’t a leader but I definitely made my own rules.

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A family in Vernal, Utah, needed help. The husband was newly released from jail; the wife had just been released from the hospital because of physical abuse by her husband. They were attending court-mandated Positive Action Family Classes.

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