As part of the ongoing Education Nation series, Ann Curry visited a remarkable middle school in rural Maryland that is really making a difference. By highlighting the fundamentals of respect and responsibility, principal Caroline Bloxom of Pocomoke Middle School has helped create a safe and welcoming learning environment that has become renowned for both its rigorous standards and a deep, emotional support for its student body. The school is beloved by its children, lauded for its literacy programs and thriving in its pursuit of excellence. Ann went to Pocomoke to find out how exactly Principal Bloxom has made it all work.
Are the values and emphases of Pocomoke Middle School reflected in your own schools? Watch the video and share your thoughts in the comment section below.