Arlington ISD takes lead in InSideOut Initiative with Cowboys, NFL

If not the politically sensitive term village, those not soiled by subjectivity would agree that educating young people is indeed a collective effort, especially nowadays as it concerns character and leadership.

To that end, city and school leaders and the district’s sports coaches gathered Wednesday at Lamar High School to orient themselves in the lessons of a program designed to give student-athletes a unique learning experience through a partnership between the Arlington school district and the world’s most valuable sports franchise.

Rather than the three R’s or X’s and O’s, the InSideOut Initiative is working with the Dallas Cowboys and the NFL Foundation on a character education pilot program for school-aged kids in Texas and Colorado.

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