Reduced Discipline Referrals
"Discipline referrals have decreased tremendously. Students are more aware that they are in charge of their own behavior."
Amy, Elementary Principal - Florida
"Sets the tone and expectation for the day. Students think before they react."
Laurie, High School Principal - Minnesota
"Students are trying to resolve conflicts by talking out their problems instead of fighting in my class."
Wendy, Elementary Teacher - Hawaii
"One of the benefits is that referrals to my office are significantly down."
Denise, Elementary Principal - California
"The students think about what they do. The program is a daily thing so that is the first thing they get."
Diane, Intermediate School Teacher - Maryland
"It [Project Wisdom] has helped decrease our out of school suspensions."
Betsaida, Middle School Assistant Principal - Pennsylvania
"Administration has reported that it [discipline referrals]
Jill, High School Teacher - Tennessee
"Last year after one year of using Project Wisdom, we ran a query of our discipline records and found a significant decrease
in office referrals."
Lea, Counselor - Mississippi
"We saw a 19% decrease in disruptive behavior referrals
the first year we implemented this program."
Bob, Principal - Michigan
"We are now in year two of using Project Wisdom, and we have cut our office referrals for discipline in HALF over the last two
years. I believe that Project Wisdom has been a big part of that reduction. The Words of Wisdom message to start off the day creates a positive building climate."
Gary, Principal - Kansas
"Our administration and staff have witnessed a drastic reduction in bullying and other anti-social behaviors among our students. We have seen students become more helpful and kind to one another and our staff."
Elizabeth, Principal - Louisiana
"In our third year of use, we are seeing a reduction of
30% from last school year in discipline referrals."
Duane, Principal - Georgia
"After two years of using Project Wisdom, suspensions have decreased more than 25%. Of course, there are other factors involved
too, but I am sure the Words of Wisdom daily message is having an impact on the choices students are making."
Susan, Principal - California
"The daily messages have made a tremendous impact on our discipline rates. The students actually look forward to hearing them daily."
LaVette, Principal - North Carolina
"It helps us to reduce our suspension rate and to meet our school improvement goal."
Debra, Assistant Principal - Tennessee
"The past two years, discipline referrals have decreased by almost 50%."
Dr. Angela, Principal - South Carolina
"Discipline referrals have decreased approximately 60%
since the implementation of this program. I'm sure this decrease will
Pat, Principal - Arkansas