Metro-area schools teach students reading, writing, arithmetic — and hope
Posted: Thursday, September 12, 2013 12:00 am
The Westside Community Schools are investing some time and thought — and some funds — in hope, an elusive concept that research indicates can help students succeed.
“Building hope” is the district's theme for the current school year. Shane Lopez, a senior scientist for Gallup who is billed as the world's leading researcher on the psychology of hope, spoke to teachers during their annual start-of-school convocation.
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Thursday, September 12, 2013 12:00 am.