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Meadow Featured in Newsday for Being Named a National School of Character

Three Long Island elementary schools have earned national recognition for their dedication to character development of students.

The schools — Lee Road Elementary in Wantagh, Meadow Elementary in Baldwin and Smith Street Elementary in Uniondale — are among 88 schools nationwide named 2019 National Schools of Character by the nonprofit Character.org.

To become selected, the schools met criteria that included providing students with opportunities for moral action, fostering shared leadership, and engaging families as partners in the character-building effort. They also underwent on-site visits and interviews.

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